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The Myth of the 98 Percent

October 1, 2012

Do 98 percent of climate scientists really believe in man‐made global warming?

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Do 98 percent of climate scientists really believe in man‐made global warming? A little research reveals that the often‐cited figure is a confused and erroneous reference to two different studies that both fail to prove what those who cite them believe or allege.

Author
Joseph Bast is the CEO of The Heartland Institute, a 33-year-old national nonprofit research center located in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
jbast@heartland.org @JosephLBast