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Poll: Global Climate Perception


Poll #1340458 Climatology

Global Warming

An established, indisputable fact
3(14.3%)
A theory, like gravity and relativity
4(19.0%)
A theory, like superstrings and quantum gravity
1(4.8%)
A theory, like aether and phlogiston
1(4.8%)
The current "in" way to get funding
8(38.1%)
A lousy substitute for fixing real environmental issues
2(9.5%)
Old cold-war era memetic ordnance that still threatens Western Civilization
0(0.0%)
Utter whackjobbery
2(9.5%)

Anthropogenic (human-caused) Climate Change

An established, indisputable fact
3(14.3%)
A theory, like gravity and relativity
3(14.3%)
A theory, like superstrings and quantum gravity
5(23.8%)
A theory, like aether and phlogiston
1(4.8%)
The current "in" way to get funding
3(14.3%)
A lousy substitute for fixing real environmental issues
1(4.8%)
Old cold-war era memetic ordnance that still threatens Western Civilization
1(4.8%)
Utter whackjobbery
4(19.0%)

For the last 10 years the global temperature has...

fluctuated.
4(20.0%)
increased.
3(15.0%)
decreased.
0(0.0%)
stayed constant as far as anything really matters.
1(5.0%)
followed a long-established trend.
2(10.0%)
followed a long-established cycle.
5(25.0%)
been the subject of a lot of wasted effort and ink.
5(25.0%)

The scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change is...

that it is real.
5(23.8%)
that is it baloney.
1(4.8%)
What consensus?
4(19.0%)
That depends on who is supplying the funds.
7(33.3%)
nonexistent when there's no money involved.
2(9.5%)
Gah! Science doesn't work by consensus!
2(9.5%)

Climatology is...

the study of climate.
10(50.0%)
an exact science.
0(0.0%)
not a science at all.
1(5.0%)
like arguing about superhero fight pairings.
5(25.0%)
uncomfortably close to Scientology.
1(5.0%)
bilge.
1(5.0%)
Pies! We made pies!
2(10.0%)

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