If you are going to make a statement about scientific consensus, you should support it with a citation or link. It is also disingenuous to paint opponents of climate hysteria as climate change deniers. In fact most climate scientists on all sides of the issue agree that climate changes and has been changing for 4 billion years. There is widespread consensus we came out of an ice age 15,000 years ago and temperatures rose dramatically, all before a single coal plant had been built. There is also agreemen anthropogenic CO2 emissions add to the concentration of greenhouse gases and thus exert some push toward global warming. Where consensus falls apart is in quantifying how much warming will take place and how fast it might occur. There is furthermore no scientific basis for saying anything about political measures such as the Paris treaty or even to say science endorses the strategy of aggressive CO2 controls. The strategy of minimally disruptive, cost effective adaptation to changing climate might be a better idea, but it would be outside the scope of the scientific enterprise to endorse it. The media already churn out enough climate hysteria propaganda asserting a scientific unanimity that does not exist. We need to hear more about the range of projections from climate models, not less.

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