Examples of past incorrect 'consensus': Copernicus, Galileo and the Sun
Ernst Chladni and meteorites
Barry Marshall and stomach ulcers.
Wegener and continental drift.
Cholera and John Snow
Semmelweis, hand-washing and puerperal fever
'The magnitude and sign of the future carbon balance of the Arctic are highly uncertain...some models showing Alaska as a strong carbon sink, others as a strong carbon source, while still others as carbon neutral.'
'The models are programmed to run far hotter than they should. They have been trained to yield a result profitable to those who operate them.'
'If the IPCC and the much-tampered temperature records are right, and if there has been no significant downward pressure on global temperatures from natural forcings, we have been causing global warming at an unremarkable central rate of less than two-thirds of a Celsius degree per century.'
For decades, representatives and advocates of wind and solar have claimed that their technology was near a competitive tipping point—but just needed a bit more subsidies, set-asides, and government aid to succeed. But even after 30 years of massive subsidies, wind and solar continue to be more expensive and contribute only a small amount of electricity. In 2008, wind produced 1.3% of the electrical generation in America and solar produced a meager 0.02%.
'America’s leading environmental non-profits are unrecognizable from their modest beginnings. What may seem like an organic, disparate movement is actually a well oiled machine that receives its funding from a handful of super rich liberal donors operating behind the anonymity of foundations and charities.'