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Politics Disguised as Science: When to Doubt a Scientific ‘Consensus’

Anyone who has studied the history of science knows that scientists are not immune to the non-rational dynamics of the herd. Jay Richards — The Stream — April 19, 2017 This week’s March for Science is odd. Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in […]

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Quick Reference — Articles that Debunk the 97% Consensus on Global Warming

Ed Berry — The Missoulian    ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICIST EXPLAINS WHY THE 97% CONSENSUS IS AN URBAN MYTH Ross McKittrick — Financial Post     THE CON IN CONSENSUS: Climate change consensus among the misinformed is not worth much Anthony Watts — Watt’s Up With That     COOKS ‘97% CONSENSUS’ DISPROVEN BY A NEW PEER REVIEWED PAPER […]

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The con in consensus: Climate change consensus among the misinformed is not worth much

Ross McKitrick — May 11, 2015 — Financial Post Not only is there no 97 per cent consensus among climate scientists; many misunderstand core issues In the lead-up to the Paris climate summit, massive activist pressure is on all governments, especially Canada’s, to fall in line with the global warming agenda and accept emission targets […]

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Atmospheric Physicist Explains Why the 97% Consensus is an Urban Myth

Consensus is central to politics but irrelevant to science where logic and data prevail.  A simple internet search of “97% of scientists” finds a dozen articles that prove the oft-quoted claim is an urban myth. Ed Berry — The Missoulian — September 2014 The primary source of this hoax comes from a report by John […]

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Will The American Physical Society Be The First Major Scientific Institution To Reject the AGW ‘Consensus’?

The American Physical Society (APS) has signalled a dramatic turnabout in its position on “climate change” by appointing three notorious climate skeptics to its panel on public affairs (POPA). James Delingpole — Breitbart.com — March 20, 2014 They are: Professor Richard Lindzen, formerly Alfred P Sloan Professor of Meteorology at Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT), […]

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Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis

Tip of the hat to the Galileo Movement James Taylor — Forbes — February 2, 2013 It is becoming clear that not only do many scientists dispute the asserted global warming crisis, but these skeptical scientists may indeed form a scientific consensus. Don’t look now, but maybe a scientific consensus exists concerning global warming after all. […]

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Global Warming Consensus Crumbling

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood     The recent global warming survey run by the American Meteorological Society has already attracted much attention. The story has been well covered, for instance here and here. There have been claims and counterclaims about just what the survey shows. So,…

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Cooks ‘97% consensus’ disproven by a new peer reviewed paper showing major math errors

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
UPDATE: While this paper (a rebuttal) has been accepted, another paper by Cook and Nuccitelli has been flat out rejected by the journal Earth System Dynamics. See update below. – Anthony “0.3% climate consensus, not 97.1%” PRESS RELEASE – September 3rd, 2013 A major peer-reviewed paper by four…

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Aristotle’s climate — His fallacies are exemplified by the warming hysteria

Christopher Monkton — Financial Post — April 20, 2012 But there’s a consensus!” shrieked the bossy environmentalist with the messy blonde hair. “That, Madame, is intellectual baby-talk,” I replied. I was about to give a talk questioning “global warming” hysteria at Union College, Schenectady. College climate extremists, led by my interlocutor, had set up a […]

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