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==Contrarian views==
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* [[Measures to stop global warming]]
Global warming is accepted as the scientific consensus and {{WP|climate change skeptics}} are a very small minority of scientists. This does not require proving it beyond doubt: consider the practice of the insurance industry to plan for outcomes of varying degrees of likelihood. As the scientific consensus is that there is a very strong probability (the IPCC says 90%{{fact}}) that humans are causing significant climate change, it is vital to prepare for it.
 
  
There is less agreement over the best solutions. For example, the role of [[nuclear energy]] and the relative importance of climate change as opposed to directly addressing poverty are open to debate.<ref>{{WP|Bjorn Lomborg}}</ref>
 
  
Critical analysis of technologies and strategies are important, though of course each side of an argument can have its own bias.
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Such contrarian viewpoints and critical analysis can be found at:
 
*[http://www.reason.org/airquality/index.shtml The Reason Foundation]
 
 
 
''Note: this is not an endorsement of arguments found at these websites. However, if a site is assessed in depth and found to be seriously inaccurate and misleading, it should be removed from this page, and the reasons given on the [[Category talk:{{PAGENAME}}|talk page]] (where the decision can be noted and reviewed by the Appropedia community).''
 
 
 
==See also==
 
*[[Renewable energy]]
 
*[[Incentives for sustainability]]
 
 
 
==Notes==
 
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[[Category:Pollution]]
 
[[Category:Sustainability]]
 

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