Greater than 99% consensus on human caused climate change in the peer-reviewed scientific literature

  title={Greater than 99\% consensus on human caused climate change in the peer-reviewed scientific literature},
  author={Mark Lynas and Benjamin Z. Houlton and Simona L. Perry},
  journal={Environmental Research Letters},
While controls over the Earth’s climate system have undergone rigorous hypothesis-testing since the 1800s, questions over the scientific consensus of the role of human activities in modern climate change continue to arise in public settings. We update previous efforts to quantify the scientific consensus on climate change by searching the recent literature for papers sceptical of anthropogenic-caused global warming. From a dataset of 88125 climate-related papers published since 2012, when this… 
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