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New peer review: only 36% of geoscientists and engineers believe in AGW
WUWT VH ^ | 8/13/2013 | Anthony Watts

Posted on 08/13/2013 9:40:04 AM PDT by Signalman

Don’t look now, but maybe a scientific consensus exists concerning global warming after all. Only 36 percent of geoscientists and engineers believe that humans are creating a global warming crisis, according to a survey reported in the peer-reviewed Organization Studies. By contrast, a strong majority of the 1,077 respondents believe that nature is the primary cause of recent global warming and/or that future global warming will not be a very serious problem.

The survey results show geoscientists and engineers hold similar views as meteorologists. Two recent surveys of meteorologists (summarized here and here) revealed similar skepticism of alarmist global warming claims.

According to the newly published survey of geoscientists and engineers, merely 36 percent of respondents fit the “Comply with Kyoto” model. The scientists in this group “express the strong belief that climate change is happening, that it is not a normal cycle of nature, and humans are the main or central cause.

The survey finds that 24 percent of the scientist respondents fit the “Nature Is Overwhelming” model. “In their diagnostic framing, they believe that changes to the climate are natural, normal cycles of the Earth.” Moreover, “they strongly disagree that climate change poses any significant public risk and see no impact on their personal lives".


TOPICS: Science
KEYWORDS: agw; wuwt

1 posted on 08/13/2013 9:40:04 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Signalman
Oops, looks like we will soon be told, “It was never about consensus.”
2 posted on 08/13/2013 9:41:16 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Signalman

It’s not unanimous?


3 posted on 08/13/2013 9:45:17 AM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Signalman

Bump to read later when Freerepublic is hopefully working right


4 posted on 08/13/2013 9:46:10 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: qam1

That is called the “overwhelming” consensus


5 posted on 08/13/2013 9:47:14 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Signalman

I wonder if there is any correlation between ‘scientists’ who believe in AGW and low GPA in college


6 posted on 08/13/2013 9:50:14 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Signalman

So it looks like a landslide victory - over 64% of scientists say it is not true.

So, we have a consensus


7 posted on 08/13/2013 9:51:32 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Signalman

I’m one geoscientist who believes AGW is a bunch of 0bama.


8 posted on 08/13/2013 9:52:11 AM PDT by Godzilla (3/7/77)
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To: qam1
Bump to read later when Freerepublic is hopefully working right

I thought it was my computer. Can't scroll very far. You?

9 posted on 08/13/2013 9:52:26 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Waiting for next tagline.)
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To: jimfree

So 64% of them just like dirty air and water, that’s all that means.


10 posted on 08/13/2013 9:52:52 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Signalman
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -- Voltaire
11 posted on 08/13/2013 9:57:23 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: Signalman

Times change and so do conditions based on some phenomena determined by the Creator. Some people want whats been created to be what they want it to be. There is another group to which I as a Chm. Eng. belong that says/believes that what was and is being created is God’s work for us to try and figure out and to live with such.


12 posted on 08/13/2013 9:57:28 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Signalman

I must have forgotten more of my high school science lessons than I had realized. Where does ‘consensus’ fit in the scientific method? While I’m fairly sure that hypothesis still comes first, does the ‘consensus’ step come before or after doing experiments?


13 posted on 08/13/2013 10:00:54 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Signalman
Temperatures rising: caused by global warming

Temperatures falling: caused by global warming

More storms: caused by global warming

Fewer storms: caused by global warming

Lack of consensus on global warming: caused by global warming

14 posted on 08/13/2013 10:05:40 AM PDT by thesharkboy (posting without reading the article since 1998)
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To: SampleMan

Yup. The old lies will go straight down the media’s “memory hole.”


15 posted on 08/13/2013 10:39:41 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Signalman
"...a strong majority of the 1,077 respondents believe that nature is the primary cause of recent global warming..."

Only problem is, there's a growing consensus among climatologists, including the British Meteorological Office, that there hasn't been any damn gloBULL warming at all since 1997!

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

16 posted on 08/13/2013 10:55:10 AM PDT by wku man (Amnesty? No Way, Jose (No Se Puede!) by 10 Pound Test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsTUQ8yOI2c)
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To: Signalman
Global warming is a ruse. The attempt to change the terminology to "climate change" proves that the promoters of the idea know it is a ruse. By changing the term to "climate change", they can blame any variance from the norm on carbon emissions.

More tornadoes this year? Climate change.

Fewer tornadoes this year? Climate change.

No rain? Climate change.

Torrental rains and flooding? Climate change.

It's ridiculous how many people have bought into ths nonsense.

17 posted on 08/13/2013 11:13:58 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: GeronL

Consensus IS science. So said the world’s expert, Algore, AKA Manbearpig.

He also knows the Earth’s core is millions of degrees.


18 posted on 08/13/2013 11:38:42 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: MEGoody

It only appeared different because of the RADICAL LEFTIST PROPAGANDA of lies from Gore and company, who are still trying to cling to the scam even though AGW is AWOL


19 posted on 08/13/2013 11:41:38 AM PDT by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: TurboZamboni

The science of consensus. lol

twinkles up.

heh


20 posted on 08/13/2013 12:00:55 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Signalman. Watt’s Up.


21 posted on 08/13/2013 7:36:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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