U.S. Senate Report: Over 400 Prominent Scientists Disputed Man-Made Global Warming Claims in 2007
from this link:
The variety and reach of this is quite large. This is a report gathered from many independent publications, it is not one of those “Internet Petitions” which can be easily loaded up with fake names by those that seek to minimize it.
I think the gist of this is that the pronouncements of “the science is settled”, the “debate is over” and “scientific consensus” may be a bit premature.
Of course I’m sure we’ll have those that will denounce this for a variety of the usual reasons, such as the favorite “they are all employed or supported by the fossil fuel industry”. But given the diversity on this list that will be pretty hard to prove.
For those interested in my work on the www.surfacestations.org project, this set of preliminary data posted here on 460 out of 1221 USHCN climate stations in the continental USA pretty well sums it up: