Delingpole tweeted a link to an article on a grand total of five scientists who affirmed his own position. (Though granted, I would perhaps find their expertise, even if mainly based upon space travel, more convincing than Delingpole's on the subject). Though this selection of five scientists doesn't much compare to the thousands of scientists who believe in anthropogenic climate change according to empirical evidence and constant scientific review, which Delingpole and his ilk don't appear to understand. He is also keen to refer to these empiricists as "warmists", even though their position observes variations of climate temperatures and their effects on wealth patterns and habitats overall. I inquired:
And how many thousands of others disagree with them? RT @JamesDelingpole 50 NASA scientists against global warming lunacy
— Jacob Richardson (@jjarichardson) April 10, 2012
@jjarichardson why don't you tell us "libertarian" boy? You're clearly itching to do so.
— James Delingpole (@JamesDelingpole) April 10, 2012
To be fair, my 90% statistic given on the number of scientists who believe in man-made climate change with empirical certainty was wrong. Someone else provided links to show it actually be around 87%. Delingpole is entitled to side with the 13%, but being so selective and partial with his information is a certain lapse of integrity.