Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility

  • Published on November 19th, 2012

 
Ever wonder where the climate deniers stand in the scientific community? Although it is not uncommon to see a news contributor (aka: research scientist) on one of the opinionated news outlets state the long-debunked nonsense that “human-caused global warming is not real,” these scientists almost always base their findings upon opinion and not peer-reviewed facts. (The sad part is they often influence many to believe they are correct without ever producing any peer-reviewed data to back up their denial.)

Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility

So what exactly does all the scientific peer-reviewed literature say about human-caused global warming?

After some lengthy research and sifting through thousands of scientific peer-reviewed literature, it looks like James Lawrence Powell may have the answer.



Why Climate Deniers Have No Scientific Credibility – In One Pie Chart (via Desmogblog)

This is a guest post by James Lawrence Powell.* Polls show that many members of the public believe that scientists substantially disagree about human-caused global warming. The gold standard of science is the peer-reviewed literature. If there is disagreement among scientists, based not on opinion…



Top Image Credit: Global Warming Scientist via Shutterstock


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