Ecosocialist Notebook

Is there a scientific consensus on global warming? You bet!

The biggest lie spread by the fossil fuel lobby and its media enablers is that there is a “controversy” among scientists about global warming.

T’aint so.

A new study, published this week in Environmental Research Letters, examined nearly 12,000 peer-reviewed science papers that deal with global warming, published between 1991 and 2011.

The researchers found that “the number of papers rejecting the consensus on AGW is a vanishingly small proportion of the published research.”

Or, to put it in graphic terms:



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