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"I suspect that the higher level of belief among ocean sciences and particularly geophysics represents second order belief (i.e. support for a perceived consensus) rather than personal research on AGW detection/attribution or a careful survey of the literature. How to square this with the oft reported 97% consensus? Well, ‘climate scientists’ in these surveys typically includes economists, ecologists etc., nearly all probably representing second order belief."
10 November 2013 (Source)

97% of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming.

"the narrative of the 'spiral of death' for the sea ice has been broken ... It remains unclear as to what extent the decline in sea ice over the past decades is caused by natural variability versus greenhouse warming. Whether the increase in 2013 is a one year blip in a longer declining trend, or whether it portends a break in this trend remains to be seen."
10 September 2013 (Source)

A one-year increase in Arctic sea ice extent is short-term noise caused by weather, and is not indivative of a long-term recovery from the rapid human-caused decline.

"The definition of climate change consensus is now so fuzzy that leading climate change skeptics are categorizing themselves within the 97%."
26 July 2013 (Source)

The scientist author self-ratings survey included in Cook et al. (2013) found a 96% consensus that humans are responsible for most of the current global warming – a position which most climate contrarians would not agree with.

"This is “hide the decline” stuff. Our data show the pause, just as the other sets of data do. Muller is hiding the decline"
30 October 2011 (Source)

Global temperature is still rising and 2010 was the hottest recorded.

"I just finished listening to Murry Salby’s podcast on Climate Change and Carbon. Wow. [...] If Salby’s analysis holds up, this could revolutionize AGW science."
4 August 2011 (Source)

Multiple lines of evidence make it very clear that the rise in atmospheric CO2 is due to human emissions.

"There is no question that the diagrams and accompanying text in the IPCC TAR, AR4 and WMO 1999 are misleading. I was misled. Upon considering the material presented in these reports, it did not occur to me that recent paleo data was not consistent with the historical record....It is obvious that there has been deletion of adverse data in figures shown IPCC AR3 and AR4, and the 1999 WMO document. Not only is this misleading, but it is dishonest"
22 February 2011 (Source)
The 'decline' refers to a decline in northern tree-rings, not global temperature, and is openly discussed in papers and the IPCC reports.

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