In December we
about comments made by WBAL-TV meteorologist Tony Pann on social media depicting climate science as a scam. Among his comments:
The exchange also included WMAR weatherman Mike Masco, who called global warming "the biggest scam in modern time." The whole dust up was reported in
. Now, a group called Forecast the Facts has teamed up with Maryland-based Chesapeake Climate Action Network to launch a
, asking WBAL to "publicly correct the false claims about climate change made by WBAL meteorologist Tony Pann and ensure that all WBAL staff report the scientific facts of human-caused climate change and its impact on the weather system." For what it's worth (a lot, hopefully), a recent
found 97 percent consensus among "over 12,000 peer-reviewed climate science papers" about human-caused global warming.