In this video, Dr. Sallie Baliunas, Staff Astrophysicist at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, discusses her research into the “climate change” hysteria that spread across Europe between the 1500s to the 1700s.
Authorities prosecuted witches for acting with Satan to cause strange weather. Witch trials were administered by the most highly educated upper level clerics and governmental authorities.
Skeptics were considered sorcerers or witches and were tortured until they confessed. Then they were executed.