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There is more to group’s climate survey than what was noted

On Dec. 4, Jeff Jacoby wrote an op-ed column titled “Majority rules on climate science?” The truth is, science rules on climate science.

Jacoby selects a single result to represent findings from a survey of the scientific community making up the American Meteorological Society, saying, “Only a bare majority, 52 percent, said that climate change is largely being driven by human activity.” As a co-author of the survey, and as executive director of the organization, I am concerned that Globe readers may have gotten the wrong impression of what we found.

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