I wouldnt say its unanimous....far from it...
I'd say yellow is better.
Maybe clear if you have zero light, but if your skiing at night with lights yellow would be better i'd think.
In fact some lenses(Hi Yellow Oakley for example) actually have higher VLT than their clear. The problem with night lighting is its always very very flat, so any extra contrast you can get is nice.
I cant stand clear because of the glare...
It may depend highly on what goggles you are talking about..for Oakley though Hi Yellow >>> Clear. And so far the same for my VZ Feenoms. Just incase other people are reading this not using EG1's
I've used oakley hi yellow for low light (under the lights) and they're great!!!!