Worthless Argument: 97 Percent of Climate Scientists Believe Fossil Fuels Cause Global Warming

By Jim Rust.

Many climate alarmists claim 97 percent or more climate scientists state carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels is causing global warming. I tell them it is not worth discussing this issue. Anyone can create useless statistics to support their arguments. Simply interview people who agree with you.

If you go back to the 1600s, I could say 100 percent of scientists said the earth was the center of the universe and the sun revolved around the earth. Galileo Galilei dissented from this theory and was tried for heresy by the Catholic Church. In order to save his life, on June 22, 1633, Galileo Galilei recanted his published theory that stated the sun was the center of the world and the earth was not. Galileo lived in house arrest the rest of his life.

This shows the argument of force using claims of majority thinking are worthless and should not be used in debates about global warming (climate change). Similarly, “No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.” – Albert Einstein quotes from BrainyQuote.com.

James H. Rust, professor of nuclear engineering (ret. Georgia Tech) and policy advisor The Heartland Institute

1 thought on “Worthless Argument: 97 Percent of Climate Scientists Believe Fossil Fuels Cause Global Warming”

  1. Yes, dear Jim,
    this is, indeed, not only nonsense,
    but worse: purpose disinformation.
    I would guess
    about 90% of worlds geologists and astronomers disagree with the CO2-hysteria
    and probably some 50-60% of the oceanographers
    Only meteorologists seem to be all for this misunderstanding.
    The present warming is by no means exceptional – just like all the previous ones.
    – and soon it will become cooler again.
    This is why we need a CLEXIT move; te sooner, the better
    best wishes
    Nils-Axel Mörner

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