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Climate change

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==Contrarian views==
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 Measures to debate.<ref>{{WP|Bjorn Lomborg}} Critical analysis of technologies and strategies are important, though of course each side of an argument can have its own bias.  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==*[[Incentives for sustainability]]  {{stub}}  [[Category:Pollution]][[Category:Sustainabilitystop global warming]]

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