Category Archives: Announcements

Headed into ‘Lew-world’ in the U.K. – I could use your help

Yesterday, it was discovered that both John Cook and Michael Mann are headed to the Stephan Lewandowsky’s current place of trough feeding academic residence at the University of Bristol to give talks on Sept. 19th and 23rd. Since the talks … Continue reading

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Calling all UK Skeptics – Free Talk with 97% Bias – plus the ability to ask questions

UPDATE: It’s a double feature, Mann will be there too, see below From the University of Bristol: Dogma vs. consensus: Letting the evidence speak on climate change 19 September 2014, 6 pm Victoria Rooms, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1SA In … Continue reading

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Three Global Warming Skeptics Win Awards

Recipients to be recognized at the 9th International Conference on Climate Change for Speaking Truth to Power, Whistleblowing, and the Defense of Science A total of nine awards will be handed out during plenary sessions at the conference, the largest … Continue reading

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End of an error

 Celebrate it at the 9th International Heartland Conference, Las Vegas By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Don’t miss this spectacular conference in the City of American Culture 2014. The Ninth International Heartland Conference on Climate Change is the biggest and best … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Joe “Doc” D’Aleo

I’ve known about this for quite some time, but kept it mum, because as Joe wrote in an email exchange today, “Yes, I was nervous that I would get protesters if it was widely made known.” Below is the photo … Continue reading

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A new format for WUWT

I’ve been wrestling with how to make improvements to WUWT for a few months, considering different options such as trying out the WordPress Enterprise that I was invited into last year (which didn’t really pay for itself as many of … Continue reading

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Presser tomorrow at the National Press Club for the NIPCC

Tomorrow, 9:00am Press Conference with the Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC) is holding a press conference tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 9, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on the … Continue reading

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2014 Bloggies awards and “Climate Duplicitist of the Year”, the award goes to…

We report the winners of the 2014 Bloggies awards and “Climate Duplicitist of the Year”. Readers may recall the voting earlier on both contests, and now the results are in. First the Bloggies, as recorded on Twitter tonight:

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Ninth International Conference on Climate Change

Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC-9) to take Place in Las Vegas from July 7 to July 9, will feature world-famous scientists and writers, precede FreedomFest 2014 CHICAGO – Is the theory of man-made global warming still credible? Why … Continue reading

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Nominations are open for the first annual ‘Climate Duplicitist of the Year’ award

With the 2014 Bloggies Awards coming up next weekend, I thought it would be good to offer our own award. Given what we’ve recently learned about the behind the scenes behavior of The University of Western Australia and Dr. Stephen … Continue reading

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Nominate somebody for an SPJ honor

I’ve gotten several emails from The Society of Professional Journalists asking me to spread the word, so I’m happy to help just before the deadline tomorrow. See below. The “sunshine award” might be applicable to some skeptic websites, as might … Continue reading

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That noise you can hear in the distance is the sound of John Cook’s, Dana Nuccitelli’s, and Joe Romm’s heads exploding

Lindzen, Christy and Curry appointed to APS climate statement review panel Simon from Australian Climate Madness reports: The American Physical Society, which previously issued a highly alarmist statement regarding climate change, is to review it, and has appointed three climate realists … Continue reading

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Jo Nova needs a little help

Her “big oil” money apparently ran out. /sarc She writes: 

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You can be part of a new crowd-funded book on climate change facts

I’m writing two chapters in this new book, Climate Change: The Facts 2014 which will be crowd-funded to become published. I’m sure you will recognize some other names also contributing chapters in addition to my two chapters on extreme weather … Continue reading

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WUWT status report: now more popular than Discover Magazine

While I knew I was gaining on Grist, this was a surprise to me when I checked it today, so I thought I would share. The graph below shows many of the blogs and websites on climate. The Discover Magazine … Continue reading

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For all you idiots that think climate skeptics are lavishly funded by ‘Big Oil’, read this

Michael Mann, take note. One of the most ridiculous claims made by climate alarmists is that skeptics get huge gobs of oil coated money. For example, there is the recent claim: Billion-dollar climate denial network exposed An extensive study into … Continue reading

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The WUWT year end report

This report, prepared by the people that run wordpress.com where WUWT is hosted, gives insight into how we did this past year and which of our commenters were the most prolific  I’ve made it fully public for my readers to … Continue reading

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The Josh-WUWT 2014 Climate Skeptics Calendar is now available

Here is your chance again to join “Josh of the Month Club”. Samples follow.

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A note on my cyber attack and communications

For those of you trying to submit stories and/or contact me via WUWT, that won’t be possible for a couple of days via normal methods. My office experienced a cyber attack/hacking today. WUWT is hosted on wordpress.com, and not served … Continue reading

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An ethical challenge for Greg Laden – put your money where your mouth is

We’ve had issues with Mr. Laden before, and being called on it hasn’t changed his bad behavior, hopefully he’ll learn something this time. This is a pretty simple black and white issue, so I’ll do it with bullet points. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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WUWT: The newest entry on climate social media leaderboard

Welcome @wattsupwiththat: Straight in at #29 on @SustMeme Climate Change & Energy Top 500, with @solarcentury leaderboarded.com/release/107900— SustMeme Top 500 (@SustMemeTop500) October 29, 2013 The encouraging news is that WUWT is beating Andy Revkin’s “Dot Earth”, Climate Central, and “any … Continue reading

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Requesting some assistance

As some people may or may not know, I am a full member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in good standing. The AGU fall meeting is coming up, and I hope to attend so that I can cover what … Continue reading

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Introducing The New WUWT Northern Regional Sea Ice Reference Page – With Observations

Image credits: (NSIDC) – The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the Northern Regional Sea Ice Page Sometimes lost in the Global Warming Causes Sea Ice Death Spiral … Continue reading

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Announcement: WUWT success earns an invitation to “Enterprise”

You are probably aware of the ongoing improvements to WUWT I’ve made. They seem to be paying off. Lately, things have been looking up for WUWT: Source: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/wattsupwiththat.com#trafficstats WUWT has been in the top 5 on wordpress.com lately, and recently … Continue reading

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Why we do what we do – ‘It changes people.’

Jonathan Abbot writes in comments on 2013/07/23 at 12:59 pm My 10 year old daughter just read an article in National Geographic Kids about global warming. ‘The world is getting warmer, daddy! See?’ She wouldn’t believe me when I said … Continue reading

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Here is your chance to ask for comment editing

One of the most requested (or most complained about depending on your view) is the need for the ability to preview and/or edit comments. I have asked for this feature time and again of the operators of wordpress.com where WUWT … Continue reading

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Climate change showdown coming to the Senate Thursday

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Thursday will hold the first big congressional climate change hearing since President Obama unveiled his global warming plan in late June. Below is the witness list for the hearing titled “Climate Change: … Continue reading

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Call for essays: The 2013 Matt Ridley Prize

The Matt Ridley prize for exposing environmental pseudoscience was inspired by Matt’s discovery that a Ridley family trust was making money from a wind farm company. All too often, hysterical groupthink, based on bad science, creates a climate in which politicians intone … Continue reading

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Last chance to help fund the 50 to 1 project

Just over a day left now. Note, I have no financial interest in this film, I’m merely one of the people to be interviewed. Thanks – Anthony =========================================== 50-to-1 has the potential to shift the climate debate for good! Watch … Continue reading

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WUWT upgrade, phase 3 – announcing our free WUWT toolbar

Readers may recall that I announced in early April that I have been working to make WUWT more accessible as well as more community oriented. Improvements so far have included enhanced commenting speed with less moderation and improvements to the … Continue reading

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Update on the 50 to 1 skeptic documentary video project

Topher Fields talks about some of the issues raised in this WUWT thread, as well as announcing a new participant. Watch this video: 

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Help Launch Climate Skeptic Film Project: 50 to 1

This will be a top post for a day or two, new posts appear below. For those waiting…PAYPAL is now available I’m participating in this, as are some other well known climate skeptics. The producer (Australia’s video pundit Topher Field) … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of WUWT upgrade implemented

Readers may recall that on April 10th, I announced that some big changes and improvements were coming to WUWT. Phase 1 was improving the commenting system, and I think that has been fine tuned now. We did try the comment … Continue reading

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Everything in Moderation

It has taken Anthony a lot of hard work to make WUWT the success it is, and success comes at a price, which in blogging terms means even more hard work. The recent changes at WUWT are intended to lessen … Continue reading

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Some big changes coming to WUWT in the near future

You may have already noticed that commenting is faster. That’s because whitelisting is now enabled. Of course the usual banned words and blacklisted commenter memes will go straight to the nether regions as before. Some comments that are questionable, and … Continue reading

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