The Thirteen-Step Climate Science Consensus

Those who do not accept the climate science consensus regarding global warming and its climate change consequences, have a huge body of science to challenge.  However, what is clear is that not everyone balks at the same scientifically achieved conclusion.  A challenge to climate consensus skeptics is to identify where in the following sequence they break from the current climate consensus:

Leading Climate Scientists Blog

RealClimate –  a blog written by leading climate scientists addresses scientific issues.

Tools to Track Trends

U.S. Geological Survey tool  – lets you focus in on climate trends and forecasts for counties throughout the U.S. (ignore error message at this site)

Climate Communication Climate Communication is a non-profit science and outreach project funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the ClimateWorks Foundation.

Species Extinction

The Future of Life by Edward O. Wilson  Vintage Books, 2002. “Wilson offers a no – nonsense appraisal of the problem of species extinctions  and a pragmatic road map for renewal”  San Jose Mercury News comment.


This Changes Everything:  Capitalism Vs the Climate, by Naomi Klein,   Simon and Schuster Paperbacks, 2014. If Global Warming is a world wide wake up call we are all heavy sleepers we haven’t made significant progress, Klein argues, because we have been expecting solutions from the very same institutions that created the problem in the first place.  Klein’s sharp analysis makes a compelling case that a mass awakening is part of the answer.  (Chicago Tribune comment)


Geoengineering often arises in discussions about climate change.  This is a confusing arena with some elements that are pure nonsense, some which are obvious and promising, and yet others which raise great concern. For a brief introduction to the subject, try Geoengineering