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Climate Nonsensus: Only Half Of U.S. Meteorologists Think Global Warming Is Man-Made

The Hockey Schtick

The American Meteorological Society has released updated polling results of their membership [26.3% response rate] which shows only 52% agree with the so-called “consensus” that global warming is mostly man-made. The poll finds “members of this professional community are not unanimous in their views of climate change, and there has been tension among members of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) who hold different views on the topic.”


In a must-read post today by Dr. Judith Curry, she explains why the IPCC attribution claim with 95% confidence that climate change is mostly man-made fails the most basic principles of logic, is unsupportable, that the IPCC and the Gavin’s of the world are the parties who are “making things up.” Therefore, the meteorologists in this poll who likewise claim to know that most climate change is man-made also fail basic logical analysis and thus this opinion is more political than scientific. The AMS poll confirms that opinions on AGW are to a significant degree driven by political views rather than science:  

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Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.95, 1029–1040.

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