“Despite the fact that Hitler published the first volume of his manifesto, Mein Kampf, in 1925, where he laid out his philosophy, he was, nevertheless, democratically elected as German Chancellor in 1933,” Tomkiewicz explained. “Few people believed in 1933 that he would seriously try to accomplish what he preached or anticipated the consequences that resulted from his actions.”

He believes that the evidence for climate change is as obvious as the evidence that Hitler planned genocide and war. “Although there was evidence available – Hitler was clear about what he wanted to do in Mein Kampf – why did people not pay attention?” he asks, rhetorically. “These ‘deniers’ might as well have been called skeptics in their day.”