The Gravityloss blog has an excellent post on how deniers can, and do, effectively assassinate the truth.
Remember the outcry when Micheal Tobis merely asked the question ‘is unfairly criticizing those pushing for action on climate change and thus delaying action morally equivalent to killing people’? And then answered only by saying “It’s not all that obvious to me that it isn’t.”
Deniers like Marc Morano instantly claimed that: “Scientists claim that criticizing Al Gore is equal to killing 1000 people!
Just in case you still weren’t convinced:
From Climate Feedback:
Jonathan Bamber of Bristol University was talking about the stability of the Greenland ice sheet at a session on tipping points. There was a widely cited Brief Communication in Nature that came out just after the Exeter meeting and was discussed there which suggested that if global temperatures rose above 3 degrees the ice sheet was effectively doomed.
It will come as no surprise to those who read my blog, that I fully accept the scientific consensus on climate change. The question is why? And what would cause me to change my mind.