In 2013, there were 10,885 published, peer-reviewed articles that researched anthropogenic, or man-made, climate change. Only two argued that the phenomenon wasn't real, according to the geochemist who compiled them.

"On the one side, we have a mountain of scientific evidence, on the other, ideology and arm-waving," writes James Powell, the MIT-trained scientist and former university professor who compiled the data. "On that basis, we are endangering our grandchildren's future and pushing humanity toward the destruction of civilization."

[h/t Salon]