Daily Archives: December 29, 2009

French Revolution! Carbon tax ruled unconstitutional just two days before taking effect

This new French carbon tax was scheduled to go into law on Jan1, 2010. The tax was steep: 17 euros per ton of carbon dioxide (USD $24.40).  In a stunning move, and surely a blow to warmists everywhere, the tax … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate News, Politics | 224 Comments

G. P. Bear goes to Washington: part 5

By Bill Steigerwald “Voyage of the Polar Bears” Of all the animals the Inuit traditionally hunted, Nanuk, the polar bear, was the most prized. Native hunters considered Nanuk to be wise, powerful, and “almost a man.” Some called the bear … Continue reading

Posted in Satire | 21 Comments

Climategate on Finnish TV – with English subtitles

You may recall that Finnish TV interviewed Steve McIntyre last month. They did a superb job with that. Now they have a new 3 part YouTube series out on Climategate, with English subtitles. It is well worth the watching. A … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate | 62 Comments

USGS: Arctic sea too warm for sea ice 3 million years ago

This is a paleoclimatology finding, with current spin added. I guess they haven’t seen the latest on the NAO and AO. USGS Press Release: Arctic Could Face Warmer and Ice-Free Conditions Released: 12/29/2009 6:20:34 AM There is increased evidence that … Continue reading

Posted in Arctic, Paleoclimatology, Sea ice, Sea Surface Temperature | 113 Comments

EcoSpy -vs- EcoSpy

UPDATE: EcoSnoop responds – see below. Now, you can rat on your neighbors, your company, even your friends and family. Thanks to EcoSnoop, there’s an app for that. This can also be useful for catching those who talk the talk, … Continue reading

Posted in Ridiculae, Satire | 292 Comments


September 25th, 2009 WUWT hit the 20 million mark. I was shocked then, because we’d gone from 10 million just six months prior. I wrote then in Another small milestone for WUWT: Back on March 15th, 2009,  I was amazed to … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | 193 Comments

CRU’s forecast: UK winter snowfall will become “a very rare and exciting event”

Richard North from the EU Referendum writes of a curious juxtaposition of forecasts, then and now. I thought it worth sharing here since it highlights the chutzpah with which CRU botched their forecast in March of 2000. At least they … Continue reading

Posted in Forecasting, Snow | 333 Comments