AbstractThe National Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society have produced a booklet (the text) for the lay person on the current state-of-the-art understanding of climate change. Our esteemed reviewer of the text has accused the eminent climate scientists of ‘propaganda’. The Journal requested a review the review. Let us attempt to objectively assess both documents. These notes start with a few comments on climate change issues that may set some aspects straight and then go through the review point by point and discuss its concerns in the light of the text.
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