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HomeClimate411How we fool ourselves. Part II: Scientific consensus building

How we fool ourselves. Part II: Scientific consensus building

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The consensus building process acts to amplify personal biases, and marginalizes disagreement from either a majority opinion or the opinion of the loudest or most motivated person in the room. One can only speculate on the magnitude and importance of the biases introduced into climate science by the IPCC’s consensus seeking process.

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