Author Topic: Tar Sands Companies Fudge Environmental Assessments  (Read 337 times)

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Offline TimG

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Re: Tar Sands Companies Fudge Environmental Assessments
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2019, 11:32:43 pm »
Isn't it 97% of peer-reviewed papers, not scientists?
Stats like this are bait and switch propaganda are useless when it comes to understanding what is known and what is not known. You will get 97% of scientists agreeing that CO2 is a GHG and so do most skeptics but if you ask a more relevant question such as whether CO2 is serious concern the percentage drops to 80% - still a majority but 20% is a significant number who think it is not a serious concern.

BTW - I have explained this distinction many times but Omni keeps posting this meaningless stat over and over like a bot. It is a good illustration why it is so difficult to have a rational discussion on this topic.
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