Publishers like the BBC, Guardian, Popular Science, any journal associated with Michael Mann, the White House, etc. – have discovered that they can create consensus simply by censoring any alternate points of view. By declaring a particular point of view to be the official government definition of truth, all other opinions are those of crackpots or evil industry shills who want to give lung cancer to the children and then drown them.
This technique was mastered by the Vatican in the 16th century and has been adopted more recently by the Obama White House, who promised to depoliticize science.
Four years later he is dictating science from the White House