Science prof blasts green activists who ‘clearly don’t believe’ climate doom, ‘robbing’ young people of hope

A geological sciences professor, who announced this week he will leave his role at the University of Alabama at the end of the semester over the school’s inability to “embrace the freedom of exchanging ideas,” says those that are pushing a disastrous climate narrative are “robbing” young Americans of their “ambition and their hope.”

Speaking Tuesday to Fox News Digital about his decision, Dr. Matthew Wielicki, an assistant professor in the school’s geological sciences department, pushed back against the messaging of “vocal climate alarmists,” who he concludes are doing more harm than good when it comes to America’s youth.

“So if you go to one of these large conferences for earth scientists, routinely we’ll be chatting over beers and things, and, you know, I’ll ask folks like, ‘you don’t really believe that the planets gonna end in eight or 10 or 12 years or anything like that?’ Of course not,” Wielicki said. “I mean, I’ll go to these talks by some of the most vocal climate alarmists out there and I notice that they’re pushing a stroller with like a one or two-year-old in it. I’m like, wait a minute, do these people really believe that the planet is going to end

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