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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: 14837

1 Models are unreliable 16.6%
2 Temp record is unreliable 7.1%
3 Hockey stick is broken 4.8%
4 Climate's changed before 4.1%
5 It's the sun 3.1%
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 2.1%
10 CO2 limits will harm the economy 2.1%
11 It's freaking cold! 1.9%
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 1.4%
16 Polar bear numbers are increasing 1.3%
17 Renewables can't provide baseload power 1.3%
18 It's not bad 1.3%
19 It's a 1500 year cycle 1.3%
20 Increasing CO2 has little to no effect 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 1.0%
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 Sea level rise predictions are exaggerated 0.7%
33 Global warming stopped in 1998, 1995, 2002, 2007, 2010, ???? 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 0.6%
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 Human CO2 is a tiny % of CO2 emissions 0.6%
42 It's a natural cycle 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 Less than half of published scientists endorse global warming 0.4%
50 Glaciers are growing 0.4%
51 Arctic icemelt is a natural cycle 0.4%
52 Sea level rise is exaggerated 0.4%
53 Record snowfall disproves global warming 0.4%
54 Scientists can't even predict weather 0.4%
55 Humans are too insignificant to affect global climate 0.4%
56 Solar cycles cause global warming 0.3%
57 Over 31,000 scientists signed the OISM Petition Project 0.3%
58 It's only a few degrees 0.3%
59 CO2 effect is saturated 0.3%
60 There's no correlation between CO2 and temperature 0.3%
61 Hansen's 1988 prediction was wrong 0.3%
62 Greenland is gaining ice 0.3%
63 Scientists tried to 'hide the decline' in global temperature 0.3%
64 Other planets are warming 0.3%
65 Arctic sea ice has recovered 0.3%
66 It cooled mid-century 0.3%
67 CO2 has a short residence time 0.3%
68 CO2 only causes 35% of global warming 0.3%
69 Mars is warming 0.3%
70 Ocean acidification isn't serious 0.3%
71 Warming causes CO2 rise 0.3%
72 It's cosmic rays 0.3%
73 Trenberth can't account for the lack of warming 0.3%
74 Earth hasn't warmed as much as expected 0.3%
75 Melting ice isn't warming the Arctic 0.3%
76 Murry Salby finds CO2 rise is natural 0.2%
77 They changed the name from 'global warming' to 'climate change' 0.2%
78 Peer review process was corrupted 0.2%
79 CO2 is not the only driver of climate 0.2%
80 500 scientists refute the consensus 0.2%
81 Climate is chaotic and cannot be predicted 0.2%
82 It's El Niño 0.2%
83 CO2 is plant food 0.2%
84 The IPCC consensus is phoney 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 CO2 measurements are suspect 0.2%
92 Naomi Oreskes' study on consensus was flawed 0.2%
93 IPCC overestimate temperature rise 0.2%
94 Extreme weather isn't caused by global warming 0.2%
95 Neptune is warming 0.2%
96 It warmed before 1940 when CO2 was low 0.2%
97 We're heading into cooling 0.2%
98 It's CFCs 0.1%
99 Jupiter is warming 0.1%
100 Solar Cycle Length proves its the sun 0.1%
101 Lindzen and Choi find low climate sensitivity 0.1%
102 2nd law of thermodynamics contradicts greenhouse theory 0.1%
103 It's a climate regime shift 0.1%
104 Humidity is falling 0.1%
105 Scientists retracted claim that sea levels are rising 0.1%
106 Hurricanes aren't linked to global warming 0.1%
107 It's albedo 0.1%
108 IPCC were wrong about Amazon rainforests 0.1%
109 Springs aren't advancing 0.1%
110 CO2 was higher in the late Ordovician 0.1%
111 Positive feedback means runaway warming 0.1%
112 DMI show cooling Arctic 0.1%
113 It warmed just as fast in 1860-1880 and 1910-1940 0.1%
114 Roy Spencer finds negative feedback 0.1%
115 We didn't have global warming during the Industrial Revolution 0.1%
116 Greenland has only lost a tiny fraction of its ice mass 0.1%
117 Pluto is warming 0.1%
118 A drop in volcanic activity caused warming 0.1%
119 Antarctica is too cold to lose ice 0.1%
120 Southern sea ice is increasing 0.1%
121 Royal Society embraces skepticism 0.1%
122 Postma disproved the greenhouse effect 0.1%
123 It's Pacific Decadal Oscillation 0.1%
124 CO2 is coming from the ocean 0.1%
125 Tuvalu sea level isn't rising 0.1%
126 Breathing contributes to CO2 buildup 0.1%
127 Water levels correlate with sunspots 0.1%
128 There's no tropospheric hot spot 0.1%
129 It's aerosols 0.1%
130 Ice Sheet losses are overestimated 0.1%
131 Most of the last 10,000 years were warmer 0.1%
132 Freedom of Information (FOI) requests were ignored 0.1%
133 Clouds provide negative feedback 0.1%
134 It's ozone 0.1%
135 Soares finds lack of correlation between CO2 and temperature 0.1%
136 CO2 is not increasing 0.1%
137 Skeptics were kept out of the IPCC? 0.1%
138 Record high snow cover was set in winter 2008/2009 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 the ocean 0.0%
142 It's satellite microwave transmissions 0.0%
143 Corals are resilient to bleaching 0.0%
144 Arctic sea ice loss is matched by Antarctic sea ice gain 0.0%
145 It's land use 0.0%
146 It's waste heat 0.0%
147 Water vapor in the stratosphere stopped global warming 0.0%
148 CERN CLOUD experiment proved cosmic rays are causing global warming 0.0%
149 Mauna Loa is a volcano 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%


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