Correcting Mr. Kristof

Published March 21, 2005

Dear Editor:

In his op-ed on March 12, Mr. Kristof attempted to cleverly discredit environmental fear mongers only to become one by clinging to junk science predictions of unsupportable fear over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, building roads in National Forests and believing man controls his climate.

Dr. Jay Lehr
Ostrander, OH

Dr. Jay Lehr ([email protected]) is the editor of several science reference books, including McGraw-Hill’s Standard Handbook of Environmental Science, Health, and Technology, and Science Director of The Heartland Institute, a national nonprofit research organization based in Chicago.