Posted 18 May 2013
John Cook, a blogger who runs the site with the ambush title “SkepticalScience” (which unskeptically defends the mainstream position), has tried to revive the put-down and smear strategy against the thousands of scientists who disagree. The new paper confounds climate research with financial forces, is based on the wrong assumptions, uses fallacious reasoning, wasn’t independent, and confuses a consensus of climate scientists for a scientific consensus, not that a consensus proves anything anyway, if it existed. His paper alleging a "97% consensus" support for man-made global warming, has been comprehensively torn to shreds by West Australian blogger, Joanne Nova.
Read Jo's response here