By definition, science is the observation, identification, description, experimental investigation and theoretical explanation of phenomenon.
However, it is not science until the theory is proven as fact. Nowhere does consensus enter the picture.
For 20 years, we have been bombarded with all of this supposedly proven science, but nothing has been proven beyond all doubt, and it continues to be theoretical.
It is very much on the same plane as theory of evolution versus creation. If you believe in the Bible, you are a creationist. If you are an atheist or agnostic, you may well be an evolutionist.
We have had many predictions of doom and gloom regarding our ultimate destruction, and none of those predictions have come true. All that has happened is Al Gore has become a millionaire at our expense.