“97 percent” equates to merely *75* climate scientists endorsing AGW

“The Science is Settled”?? Yeah, …SURE it is.

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How do we know there’s a scientific consensus on climate change? Pundits and the press tell us so. And how do the pundits and the press know? Until recently, they typically pointed to the number 2500 – that’s the number of scientists associated with the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Those 2500, the pundits and the press believed, had endorsed the IPCC position.

To their embarrassment, most of the pundits and press discovered that they were mistaken – those 2500 scientists hadn’t endorsed the IPCC’s conclusions, they had merely reviewed some part or other of the IPCC’s mammoth studies. To add to their embarrassment, many of those reviewers from within the IPCC establishment actually disagreed with the IPCC’s conclusions, sometimes vehemently.

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4 responses to ““97 percent” equates to merely *75* climate scientists endorsing AGW

  1. What? You mean the AGW cult is distorting the numbers? Huh! Didn’t see that one coming! Where’s Michael Mann when you need him?

  2. It’s all the hot air from the pundits and the press 😉

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