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The study found that people were more likely to be sceptics in countries that had high carbon emissions and also if their countries were vulnerable because of climate change.
Even with the world powers in agreement, Mr Obama must now sell the deal to sceptics at home.
Sceptics said the bad weather may have distorted an object in the sky and led people on the ground to believe they were seeing a UFO.
Randi's Prize: What Sceptics Say About the Paranormal, Why They Are Wrong and Why It Matters by Robert McLuhan.
Prof Richard Muller, a physicist and climate change sceptic who founded the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature (Best) project, said he was surprised by the findings of the scientific study set up to address climate change sceptics' concerns about whether human-induced global warming is occurring.
Science writer Simon Singh, heading up the challenge alongside the Merseyside Sceptics Society, said: "This is not a trivial issue because many vulnerable, grieving and desperate people turn to Sally for support and advice.
By insisting that we must suspend judgment about everything, the ancient sceptics seem to be more radical than their modern counterparts, who are focused mainly on knowledge.
Summary: The Prince of Wales has said he finds the views of climate change sceptics "extraordinary".
Climate change sceptics claimed that emails hacked in November showed the scientists had manipulated and suppressed key data to support a theory of man-made climate change.
The University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit (CRU) had been under attack since hacked e-mails were leaked online last year, which sceptics claim showed scientists manipulating data to support a theory of man-made global warming.
I have long thought about this issue and have concluded that most sceptics are driven by fear, rather than any clear understanding of how the atmospheric system works.
THE climate sceptics are having a field day with the disarray of the global warming lobby.