“…all relevant scientists get the message: keep quiet, don’t debate for another moment; otherwise grant monies will vanish, demotions will occur, peers will lay on heavy criticism, excommunication from The Club will follow…The science is settled. The scientists agree that the science is settled. The scientists agree that the scientists who agree are correct. This, despite the fact that you can still find impressive lists of scientists who don’t agree at all. But they are shut out of the news…However, that tide is turning. In many arenas of science, journalists and researchers with no allegiance to official bodies have emerged.”

Manufacturing consent in science: the diabolical twist

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