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Many warnings have been uttered by eminent men of science. None of them will say that the worst results are certain. What they do say is that these results are possible, and no one can be sure that they will not be realized. We have not yet found that the views of experts on this question depend in any degree upon their politics or prejudices. They depend only upon the extent of the particular expert’s knowledge. We have found that the men who know most are the most gloomy.

— this quote is from the Russell-Einstein Manifesto, 1955, but it seems the words apply to the climate crisis today with no changes, except that we would not today mistakenly refer to scientists exclusively as men.
pugwash.org/1955/07/09/stateme

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