Climate Change: A Consensus Among Scientists? | Information Is Beautiful Climate Change: A Consensus Among Scientists? December 23, 2009 Off the back of the recent Climate Skeptics vs The Consensus image, we were curious how many scientists might make up The Consensus. The Skeptical side claims at least 31,486 dissenters in their ranks, according to the PetitionProject.org. That sounds like a lot. But is it?