Republican congressman suggests changing moon’s orbit to fight climate change

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    Texas Republican congressman Louie Gohmert asked a senior US government official if changing the moon’s orbit around the Earth, or the Earth’s orbit around the sun, might be a solution for climate change. The question was not posed to anyone from Nasa, but a senior forestry service official during a House natural resources committee hearing on Tuesday. Jennifer Eberlien, associate deputy chief of the National Forest Service, said she would have to ‘follow up with you on that one, Mr Gohmert’

    Texas Republican asks: can we fix the moon’s orbit to fight climate change?

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