Naomi Oreskes finds that out of 928 articles on climate change, 0 challenge consensus
With data gathered from ice cores, tree rings, and coral, climatologists have been able to accurately reconstruct temperature fluctuations over the past 1,000 years. The data confirms what James Inhofe, Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh and others ignore: that the hottest years over the past millennium are 2005 and 2009 and that the years 1998, 2002, 2003 and 2006 round out the top six.
The debate today is combative, filled with unreasoned personal attacks and far from the respectful scientific dialogue the issue deserves. If you are in the camp of “a lot of snow = no global warming,” and it gets to 104-degrees this July, will you believe climate change really is happening?...
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John D. Beatty - 5/12/2010
Science can't unanimously agree on anything else, but the cause du jure, the one where all the grant money in natural science is going and the one that, to "fix" requires the most change of how we live, is unchallenged and apparently unchallengeable.
I find it incredible that absolutely no one challenges the "climate change" consensus. It is far more likely that the challenges to the consensus are silenced by those with the most to gain, who are those who do not challenge it and who force their view of how we should live on the rest of us.
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