Public Comments

Draft Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment

What is clear from this report, The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, and all other similar ones that have come before, is that the USGCRP simply chooses not to accept the science on human health and climate and instead prefers to forward alarming narratives, many based on science fiction rather than actual science. To best serve the public, this report should be withdrawn. By going forward without a major overhaul, its primary service would be to misinform and mislead the general public and policymakers alike.

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Patrick J. Michaels is the director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. Chip Knappenberger is the assistant director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute.