02 May '12, 6pm

#science conesnsus on #globalwarming may be stonger than even scientists had known:Yale Forum at

Vision Prize polled a paltry 170 people for this exercise, all of whom had chosen to OPT IN to the poll. Is it any wonder it arrived at a consensus! Vision Prize even admits, its poll will be, “biased towards those with interest and expertise in the topic of the survey.” Since many of those who volunteered are university academics whose careers are funded by the CAGW gravy train, it’s no great surprise that they should engage in an exercise in group think, is it? As for Oreskes’s 2004 study, the necessary criteria for being part of the consensus were so non-controversial that a “denier” such as myself would have no problem with being part of it. In essence, I would be agreeing that mankind had altered the composition of the atmosphere and that we were responsible for about 0.2C warming over the previous 50 years. I don’t know of any sceptics – or “deniers” if you must – wh...

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