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This letter is regarding continued false claims about Dr. Edward Teller and climate change.

Fact: Dr. Teller never said global warming was a hoax. In 1997, he believed that global warming was real but could not be stopped by controlling greenhouse gases. Thus, he co-authored two scientific reports recommending that orbiting "solar shades" be used to control global warming.

Fact: Among return cards from the 1997 mass mailing by the "Oregon Petition," one had the signature "Edward Teller, Ph.D., Physics." Dr. Teller never confirmed that he signed this card. He died in 2003 at the …

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