Rep. Gohmert Asks Federal Agency If Earth’s Orbit Can Be Changed to Combat Climate Change


Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) asked a U. S. Forest Service official if altering the moon and earth’s orbit would be a viable option as a means to fighting climate change.

It is unclear if Gohmert was being serious.

“I understand from what’s been testified to the Forest Service and the BLM (Bureau of Land Management), you want very much to work on the issue of climate change,” Gohmert said during a House Natural Resources Committee hearing with Jennifer Eberlien, associate deputy chief of the National Forest System.

“I was informed by the immediate past director of NASA that they have found that the moon’s orbit is changing slightly and so is the earth’s orbit around the sun, and we know there’s been significant solar flare activity,” Gohmert stated.

“Is there anything that the National Forest Service, or BLM can do… (Read more)