James Annan tells the story of how no-one seems to want to publish a survey of climate scientists done by Fergus Brown. The survey found that the IPCC report represents the middle ground of climate scientists with most of them agreeing with it. However about 15% felt that it was too optimistic and another 15% felt that it was too pessimistic.
I think the survey was much better than Bray’s useless survey of climate scientists. I would have liked to have seen more than one question, so that the areas of agreement and disagreement with the IPCC could be measured. The response rate was very low, so the results should be taken with a grain of salt, but if The Economists’ Voice will publish a survey on what economists agree on, it seems that this survey should be publishable as well.