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Skeptical Science iPhone Reports

Here are global warming skeptic arguments ranked by how often they've been reported from the Skeptical Science iPhone app. You can download the iPhone app for free from http://itunes.com/apps/skepticalscience.

Total # of reports submitted: 14995

1 Models are unreliable 16.5%
2 Temp record is unreliable 7.2%
3 Hockey stick is broken 4.8%
4 Climate's changed before 4.1%
5 It's the sun 3.0%
6 There's no empirical evidence 2.8%
7 There is no consensus 2.3%
8 It's cooling 2.2%
9 1934 - hottest year on record 2.2%
10 CO2 limits will harm the economy 2.1%
11 It's freaking cold! 2.0%
12 It hasn't warmed since 1998 1.9%
13 Medieval Warm Period was warmer 1.6%
14 Antarctica is gaining ice 1.5%
15 We're heading into an ice age 1.3%
16 Renewables can't provide baseload power 1.3%
17 Polar bear numbers are increasing 1.3%
18 It's not bad 1.3%
19 Increasing CO2 has little to no effect 1.2%
20 It's a 1500 year cycle 1.2%
21 Tree-rings diverge from temperature after 1960 1.2%
22 Al Gore got it wrong 1.1%
23 Ice age predicted in the 70s 1.0%
24 CO2 is not a pollutant 1.0%
25 Climategate CRU emails suggest conspiracy 1.0%
26 It's Urban Heat Island effect 1.0%
27 Animals and plants can adapt 0.9%
28 CO2 lags temperature 0.9%
29 Greenland was green 0.8%
30 Phil Jones says no global warming since 1995 0.8%
31 Volcanoes emit more CO2 than humans 0.8%
32 Global warming stopped in 1998, 1995, 2002, 2007, 2010, ???? 0.7%
33 Sea level rise predictions are exaggerated 0.7%
34 We're coming out of the Little Ice Age 0.7%
35 Climate sensitivity is low 0.7%
36 Ice isn't melting 0.7%
37 Oceans are cooling 0.7%
38 IPCC is alarmist 0.6%
39 CO2 was higher in the past 0.6%
40 2009-2010 winter saw record cold spells 0.6%
41 It's a natural cycle 0.6%
42 Human CO2 is a tiny % of CO2 emissions 0.6%
43 IPCC were wrong about Himalayan glaciers 0.5%
44 The science isn't settled 0.5%
45 Greenland ice sheet won't collapse 0.5%
46 Dropped stations introduce warming bias 0.5%
47 It's microsite influences 0.5%
48 Water vapor is the most powerful greenhouse gas 0.4%
49 Glaciers are growing 0.4%
50 Less than half of published scientists endorse global warming 0.4%
51 Arctic icemelt is a natural cycle 0.4%
52 Record snowfall disproves global warming 0.4%
53 Sea level rise is exaggerated 0.4%
54 Humans are too insignificant to affect global climate 0.4%
55 Scientists can't even predict weather 0.4%
56 Solar cycles cause global warming 0.3%
57 It's only a few degrees 0.3%
58 CO2 effect is saturated 0.3%
59 Over 31,000 scientists signed the OISM Petition Project 0.3%
60 There's no correlation between CO2 and temperature 0.3%
61 Hansen's 1988 prediction was wrong 0.3%
62 Scientists tried to 'hide the decline' in global temperature 0.3%
63 Greenland is gaining ice 0.3%
64 Other planets are warming 0.3%
65 Arctic sea ice has recovered 0.3%
66 Ocean acidification isn't serious 0.3%
67 They changed the name from 'global warming' to 'climate change' 0.3%
68 CO2 only causes 35% of global warming 0.3%
69 Mars is warming 0.3%
70 Warming causes CO2 rise 0.3%
71 It cooled mid-century 0.3%
72 CO2 has a short residence time 0.3%
73 It's cosmic rays 0.3%
74 Trenberth can't account for the lack of warming 0.3%
75 Earth hasn't warmed as much as expected 0.3%
76 Melting ice isn't warming the Arctic 0.3%
77 Murry Salby finds CO2 rise is natural 0.2%
78 500 scientists refute the consensus 0.2%
79 The IPCC consensus is phoney 0.2%
80 Climate is chaotic and cannot be predicted 0.2%
81 Peer review process was corrupted 0.2%
82 CO2 is not the only driver of climate 0.2%
83 It's El Niño 0.2%
84 CO2 is plant food 0.2%
85 CRU tampered with temperature data 0.2%
86 Satellite error inflated Great Lakes temperatures 0.2%
87 The sun is getting hotter 0.2%
88 Greenhouse effect has been falsified 0.2%
89 Mt. Kilimanjaro's ice loss is due to land use 0.2%
90 It's methane 0.2%
91 Naomi Oreskes' study on consensus was flawed 0.2%
92 We're heading into cooling 0.2%
93 CO2 measurements are suspect 0.2%
94 IPCC overestimate temperature rise 0.2%
95 Solar Cycle Length proves its the sun 0.2%
96 Extreme weather isn't caused by global warming 0.2%
97 Neptune is warming 0.2%
98 It warmed before 1940 when CO2 was low 0.2%
99 It's a climate regime shift 0.2%
100 Jupiter is warming 0.2%
101 It's CFCs 0.1%
102 Humidity is falling 0.1%
103 Lindzen and Choi find low climate sensitivity 0.1%
104 2nd law of thermodynamics contradicts greenhouse theory 0.1%
105 It's albedo 0.1%
106 Scientists retracted claim that sea levels are rising 0.1%
107 Hurricanes aren't linked to global warming 0.1%
108 IPCC were wrong about Amazon rainforests 0.1%
109 DMI show cooling Arctic 0.1%
110 Positive feedback means runaway warming 0.1%
111 Springs aren't advancing 0.1%
112 CO2 was higher in the late Ordovician 0.1%
113 Greenland has only lost a tiny fraction of its ice mass 0.1%
114 It warmed just as fast in 1860-1880 and 1910-1940 0.1%
115 Pluto is warming 0.1%
116 Antarctica is too cold to lose ice 0.1%
117 Roy Spencer finds negative feedback 0.1%
118 We didn't have global warming during the Industrial Revolution 0.1%
119 Postma disproved the greenhouse effect 0.1%
120 A drop in volcanic activity caused warming 0.1%
121 Southern sea ice is increasing 0.1%
122 Royal Society embraces skepticism 0.1%
123 Tuvalu sea level isn't rising 0.1%
124 Breathing contributes to CO2 buildup 0.1%
125 It's Pacific Decadal Oscillation 0.1%
126 CO2 is coming from the ocean 0.1%
127 It's aerosols 0.1%
128 Ice Sheet losses are overestimated 0.1%
129 Water levels correlate with sunspots 0.1%
130 There's no tropospheric hot spot 0.1%
131 Record high snow cover was set in winter 2008/2009 0.1%
132 Most of the last 10,000 years were warmer 0.1%
133 Freedom of Information (FOI) requests were ignored 0.1%
134 Skeptics were kept out of the IPCC? 0.1%
135 Clouds provide negative feedback 0.1%
136 It's ozone 0.1%
137 Soares finds lack of correlation between CO2 and temperature 0.1%
138 CO2 is not increasing 0.1%
139 Arctic sea ice extent was lower in the past 0.1%
140 Satellites show no warming in the troposphere 0.1%
141 It's waste heat 0.1%
142 It's the ocean 0.0%
143 It's satellite microwave transmissions 0.0%
144 Corals are resilient to bleaching 0.0%
145 Arctic sea ice loss is matched by Antarctic sea ice gain 0.0%
146 It's land use 0.0%
147 Mauna Loa is a volcano 0.0%
148 CERN CLOUD experiment proved cosmic rays are causing global warming 0.0%
149 Water vapor in the stratosphere stopped global warming 0.0%
150 An exponential increase in CO2 will result in a linear increase in temperature 0.0%
151 CO2 emissions do not correlate with CO2 concentration 0.0%
152 Loehle and Scafetta find a 60 year cycle causing global warming 0.0%
153 It's global brightening 0.0%
154 Sea level fell in 2010 0.0%
155 97% consensus on human-caused global warming has been disproven 0.0%


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