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All IPCC definitions taken from Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Annex I, Glossary, pp. 941-954. Cambridge University Press.

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Climate misinformation by source

This page indexes climate misinformation by influential individuals who have promoted various myths. It includes links to Skeptical Science rebuttals of the myths and other relevant material on the subpages.  This resource is a snapshot in time—it's not comprehensive and individuals indexed on this page may have also advanced accurate climate statements. As such, this index is mostly meant to provide some context regarding the history and occurrence of misleading climate statements made by some influential individuals.






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