Atascadero City Council members and proud climate-change deniers Roberta Fonzi and Heather Moreno start by saying science is never settled. They end by saying it is essential that proponents prove their case before public policies are put into place, and in time, the science will be supported or refuted.
The science of climate change has been supported for decades. In time, we will be underwater on an unlivable planet. And Fonzi and Moreno still wont admit they were wrong because, following their incoherent argument to its logical conclusion, no public policies can ever be based on science because science is never settled.
Fonzi and Moreno are employing the favorite uncertainty strategy of Exxon Mobil, a strategy previously used by the tobacco industry.