Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
The study is science (or can be). The constant idol worship of "Consensus" is not. Name any other scientific pursuit in history where the lash of "Consensus" has been so fervently whipped.
It's science's equivalent of "You're With us or You're against us." And it serves no purpose other than promoting group think, and protecting turf.
The reason we know AGW is happening and it's because of us isn't because there's a consensus.
That's a strawman.
The consensus has arisen because the observations verify the theory.