McIntyre on Gleick’s “water-gate”

Steve McIntyre writes an historical comparison of how “fake-gate” is more like water-gate than one might realize. It just isn’t the name association, it’s about donor lists. And then there’s that interesting twist that Steve points out from WUWT that makes the connection even more interesting. Some excerpts below, and of course a splendid Josh…

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Letter to the editor: Carbon Lies

Letter to the Editor Watts Up With That? 11th March 2012 The Australian government’s plan to sell their un-saleable carbon tax has hit a snag – their pollsters have discovered that the word ”carbon” provokes anger in the electorate. This is no surprise. Most decent people hate liars and the carbon tax campaign has been…

A note about WUWT fonts, readability, etc

UPDATE: 3/11 see the experiment I’m trying above. In the last couple of days, I’ve gotten several notes from people complaining they have trouble reading WUWT. See sample provided by a reader at left. It seems to make some posts go all caps and small washed out font. I have no control over this as…

Earth Hour – Is it worth the effort?

Guest post by Russ Rodrigues On Saturday, March 31st at 8.30pm (local time) WWF is inviting you and everyone around the world to celebrate Earth Hour 2012 by turning off non-essential lights for sixty minutes to “protect the planet”. Now, I’m all for saving electricity and lowering my utility bills, though I can’t help but…

So Many People … So Little Rain

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, I started a post on Kiribati, but when it was half written I found Andi Cockroft had beaten me to it with his post. His analysis was fine, but I had a different take on the events. President Tong of Kiribati says the good folk of the atolls are…

Monckton’s Schenectady showdown

Monckton vanquishes Union College “Greens too yellow to admit they’re really Reds” Guest post by Justin Pulliam THE NEWS that Lord Monckton was to give his “Climate of Freedom” lecture at Union College in Schenectady, New York, had thrown the university’s environmentalists into a turmoil. The campus environmentalists set up a Facebook page announcing a…