Denying the deniers – global warming is no myth

deniedHuman activity is well established as the leading cause of global warming, with cumulative carbon dioxide emissions as the primary driver. Nearly all warming since pre-industrial times is human-induced, i.e., the natural warming contribution since 1850 is approximately zero.

Despite this, climate denial articles still appear, often repeating flawed arguments which can be difficult to refute without specialist knowledge.

In this article, Dr Quintin Rayer briefly reviews some climate denier activities and offers tips for refuting them.


Q G Rayer (2019), Denying the deniers – global warming is no myth, DISCUS, available at, 4 pages, 29 August 2019.


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Dr Quintin Rayer

About Dr Quintin Rayer

Quintin is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a Physics degree from Imperial College London and a Physics doctorate in atmospheric physics from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.