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Can you explain mechanism causing global warming? Surprisingly few can

Can you explain mechanism causing global warming? Surprisingly few can

Public talk explaining our consensus paper & answering critics Posted on 30 September 2013 by John Cook I recently presented a public talk at the new Global Change Institute living building on the topic of scientific consensus. Specifically, the talk was titled Closing the consensus gap a key to increasing support for climate action . I go into why there is a scientific consensus on human-caused global warming, explain the research in our consensus paper published in Environmental Research Letters and answer 5 criticisms of our paper. Here's the full video which you can also view at the GCI website (with details of the powerpoint slides to follow): The talk featured a number of new powerpoint slides which anyone is welcome to reuse - here is the full Powerpoint file (5.5Mb) . For example, I begin the talk by talking about the greenhouse effect, adapting the excellent graph...

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