31 Jul '12, 8am

Outspoken Climate Skeptic Now Admits Global Warming is Man-Made

Outspoken Climate Skeptic Now Admits Global Warming is Man-Made

Despite the fact that, for years, a majority of climate scientists have been in agreement that rises in global temperatures are the result of human activity, there has remained a steadfast minority holed up in denial -- though their numbers may be diminishing. In a statement, one of the world's most prominent former-climate skeptics has made a surprise about-face, declaring that climate change is not only real, it's likely our fault. Richard Muller, a physicist at the University of California, Berkeley, once an outspoken critic of the prevailing theories of global climate change, now says he was wrong. Just days ago, in New York Times op-ed , Muller outlines his change of heart: Call me a converted skeptic. Three years ago I identified problems in previous climate studies that, in my mind, threw doubt on the very existence of global warming. Last year, following an intensi...

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