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What Is Cook’s 97% Consensus? ‘Among abstracts expressing a position on AGW, 97.1% endorsed the consensus position that humans are causing global warming. This is a very wide definition that even most sceptical scientists would have little difficulty agreeing with. It is also an pretty meaningless statement’

What Is Cook’s Consensus? By Paul Homewood   John Cook’s little paper, “Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature” has attracted much attention in recent weeks. Yesterday an essay by Brandon Shollenberger at WUWT, which accused the authors of “laundering lies”, made me realise that an important issue seems to […]