Shattered Consensus: The True State of Global Warming

The Marshall Institute is pleased to release its latest book, Shattered Consensus: The True State of Global Warming. This volume consists of ten essays on global warming, covering the earth?s temperature history and disparities between what has been predicted about climate change and what has actually been observed. The chapters highlight substantial anomalies and new information not generally discussed in mainstream reports about climate science. For example, the oft-quoted statement that recent years are the warmest of the last millennium is now in serious doubt. Temperature changes observed through the atmosphere (not just at the surface) are clearly different than what has been projected to occur. And disparities between observed precipitation and the simulations of computer models can be off by several hundred percent.


Shattered Consensus should be required reading for any serious student of climate change. Edited and introduced by climatologist Patrick J. Michaels, Shattered Consensus demonstrates the remarkable disparities between so-called “consensus documents” on global warming, such as the reports of the United Nations? Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and climate reality.

Shattered Consensus will also shatter commonly held opinions about global warming and leave the reader with serious doubts about whether policies to “fight” climate change are warranted at all.


Sallie L. Baliunas, Robert C. Balling Jr., Randall S. Cerveny, John Christy, Robert E. Davis, Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Ross McKitrick, Patrick J. Michaels, Eric S. Posmentier, Willie Soon.

“The beauty of science is that truth is determined by observation and not by consensus. The seemly endless press releases, commentary and resolutions claiming a consensus for the anthropogenic climate change hypothesis is scientifically meaningless. The consensus claims, however, must be answered. This book, Shattered Consensus, presents the scientific facts underlying many of the “consensus” claims in a series of chapters answers some of those claims.  The Chapter by McKitrick on the false claims of the “Hockey Stick” will be a classic — comparable to Irving Langmuir?s 1953 talk on Pathological Science.” — David Douglass, Professor of Physics, University of Rochester

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