As Paul Homewood rightly points out, Cook et al. have been called liars and frauds multiple times over their 97% consensus claim, yet not one legal rebuttal. In this litigious world that tells you everything you need to know about these charlatans and their academic masters. Their paper is childishly easy to debunk (I suspect Paul didn’t break sweat here) and yet not a single murmur from the main stream press or politicians who for reasons we understand “want” to believe this guff.
By Paul Homewood
Yesterday, we saw how easily debunked the original “97% of scientists agree” turned out to be.
There therefore had to be a renewed attempt by the warmist establishment to make the claim stick, so step forward John Cook with a much more sophisticated scam.
Jose Duarte, expert in Social Psychology, Scientific Validity, and Research Methods, has actually called the Cook paper “multiply fraudulent”, and, as far as I know, Cook has taken no action to challenge the claim. This, as much as anything else, shows just what a con trick the whole business was. How many scientists, after all, would accept being called fraudulent without taking action?
This was the Abstract:
We analyze the evolution of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic global warming (AGW) in the peer-reviewed scientific literature, examining 11 944 climate abstracts from 1991–2011 matching the topics ‘global climate change’ or ‘global warming’. We…
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