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MARY BRESKIN and JUDITH ANDERSON, San Juan Capistrano

As members of the South Orange County chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, we feel compelled to respond to Ronald Bacon’s letter to the editor, published on Feb. 14. Mr. Bacon’s claim that there is no proof that humans are the driving force in climate change, is, in fact, incorrect.

A total of 97.2% of authors of peer-reviewed climate change studies agree that humans ARE the cause of climate change.  In addition, 100% of major international science organizations agree with this consensus among scientists.  These statistics were published in 2018 in Beyond Debate, by Dr. Shahir Masri, an air pollution scientist from University of California, Irvine.

It is past time for us to move beyond questioning the cause of climate change, and accept the fact that we must act now..

Thank you for your attention to science facts.

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