Truth or consequences: global warming consensus thinking and the decline of public debate

We believe that the city fathers who withdrew endorsement of our meeting were simply following the persuasive power of the AGW consensus advocates. It is doubtful that they, not being…

How we fool ourselves. Part II: Scientific consensus building

The consensus building process acts to amplify personal biases, and marginalizes disagreement from either a majority opinion or the opinion of the loudest or most motivated person in the room.…

When 98.9 Percent of Nutrition Scientist Got it Wrong

Guest post by Ronald Baron, “I have high cholesterol,” my mother sighed over the phone. “Just got back from my doctor, and my cholesterol reading was 523.” “Is that high?”…

Is “Consensus” in Climate Science Good or Bad? It Depends on What Year It Is

From The Institute for Energy Research By Robert P. Murphy November 5, 2019 One of the recurring themes in my commentary on the climate change debate is how those pushing…

The 97% consensus myth – busted by a real survey

We’ve all been subjected to the incessant “97% of scientists agree …global warming…blah blah” meme, which is nothing more than another statistical fabrication by John Cook and his collection of…

Skeptical Science kidz channel Inigo Montoya in new 'consensus' paper

All you can do is laugh. Brandon Shollenberger writes at Lucia’s about the new Fuzzy Math consensus “proof” paper from the ever entertaining John Cook at Skeptical Science, rated with…

Fuzzy math: In a new soon to be published paper, John Cook claims 'consensus' on 32.6% of scientific papers that endorse AGW

You have to wonder how somebody can write (let alone read) the claims made here in the press release by Cook with a straight face. It gives a window into…

Global Warming Consensus Looking More Like A Myth

Image Credit – Wood For Trees and Werner Brozek From the Investor’s Business Daily: The global warming alarmists repeat the line endlessly. They claim that there is a consensus among…