Dr. Charles Battig brings grass-roots level climate-related educational efforts to the to the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors at their twice-monthly meetings via a continuing series of three-minute Power Point presentations.
He holds a M.D. degree and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering, and has been an active voice in examining the science behind various political and pseudoscience claims made regarding climate related issues since 2007.
The Albemarle County BOS was lobbied by an activist environmental group at a recent public meeting to re-affirm the county’s support for the Paris Climate Accord. “We are still in” is the motto promoted for sending a letter of such support to the Virginia legislature. What compelling reason was offered to justify this action?…nothing better than the claim that the county would be following the similar actions of countless other political entities. Not one bit of scientific justification was given, just follow the crowd in lemming-like blind consensus. On February 19, Dr. Battig presented, within the three minute time frame, scientific facts disputing the claims of a fanciful perpetual “climate emergency.”