Category Archives: Climate Craziness of the Week

Climate Craziness of the Week – taxing sunlight

No, I’m not kidding. Truly, idiocy has no bounds. In Spain, they appear to have actually done this, with fines up to 30 million Euros for non compliance. The stupid, it sunburns. Air will be next. Breath tax. From MISH’S … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Economist Tom Schelling makes NYT’s Paul Krugman look rational

Steve Milloy writes at junkscience.com about this off the rails Nobel prize winner: Nobel Economist says skeptics are deniers like Holocaust-denier Ahmadinejad University of Maryland economist Tom Schelling goes off on skeptics… er…”deniers”. Would Schelling feel better knowing that Ahmadinejad believes … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: James Hansen calls for new political party to combat climate change

From his Columbia University web site comes the latest manifesto from ex NASA scientist Dr. James Hansen, who calls for a “centrist” third political party. I’ve republished the manifesto below. h/t to Charles the moderator. The American Party James Hansen … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Climate Change turns women into hookers?

Really? I guess this explains Mary Magdalene during the Roman Warm Period. Several House Democrats claim that trace amounts of carbon dioxide could push women to ‘transactional sex’ for survival

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Climate Craziness of the Week: James Hansen’s human free vision of the future

When I was a kid, I’d watch cartoons with mad scientists running amok and causing trouble. As an adult, I observed that there actually aren’t any mad scientists. Now, after reading Dr. James Hansen’s latest essay, I’m not so sure … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the week – with the physical signature of UHI staring them right in the face, Mann & Borenstein go with their ‘gut’ instincts

Some people wonder if Michael Mann is simply an activist masquerading as a scientist, this lends credence to that idea. I wonder if Dr. Mann has ever visited weather stations in China to understand what is going on there? I … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – the new climate forcing

Taxes are the new climate forcing. I kid you not. From the NYT, columnist Gail Collins:

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Climate Craziness of the Week – these are not the Als you are looking for…

…words fail me here. Just laugh, it is funny.

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Hilarious climate science fail by the warmists at GRIST (and now CNN)

Jeez, there’s no excuse for this spectacular failure to understand one of most basic principles about the Earth’s weather and climate. From: How to respond to people who say the cold weather disproves global warming | Grist This helpful diagram … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the week: Chris Mooney, climate trolls, beluga whales, NRDC and all that

Here’s another one of those things I discovered when I was looking at something else, and serendipity kicked in. This comes from comment in Chris Mooney’s Twitter feed highlighted by Tom Nelson. In another laughable Cool Hand Luke “you gotta … Continue reading

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Antarctic warming courtesy of Mr. Fix-it

Just a little something he threw together Guest Post by David Middleton First the breath-taking headlines… Scientists Report Faster Warming in Antarctica, New York Times (WUWT commentary) West Antarctic Ice Sheet warming twice earlier estimate, BBC West Antarctica warming much … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Mark Hertsgaard embarrasses himself with ‘The End of Pasta’

Global warming kills spaghetti crop Sigh, “The End of Pasta?” reads more like “The end of journalism” Some days, there appears such blatant stupidity in the MSM, you wonder if there isn’t some sort of award than can be handed … Continue reading

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The Atlantic Magazine’s ’5 Charts About Climate Change That Should Have You Very, Very Worried’… Worried about scientific illiteracy.

Guest post by David Middleton I ran into this gem on Real Clear Energy this morning… The article cites terrifying new reports commissioned by the World Bank and the CIA and then launches into a graphical cornucopia of nonsense. The … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Bad weather shuts down climatology vigil

Whatever happened to hurricane parties? From Boston.com, another episode of: Sandy disrupts climate vigil in Boston A storm many environmentalists see as linked to climate change has forced the end of a climate vigil in Boston.

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Environmentalist ignores international moratoriums, dumps in the ocean

From the Toronto Star, an example of holier than thou environmentalism in the name of carbon sequestration. Environmental controversy erupts on Canada’s Pacific coast Raveena Aulakh Environment reporter The Pacific Ocean, just off Canada’s west coast, has a new suspect … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Bizarre Appellation

Tom Nelson reports on some disturbed thinking – From an epic rant by warmist David Appell: “Are Anthony Watts and Marc Morano and Tom Nelson and Steve Goddard smart enough to be guilty of climate crimes? I think so”

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Climate Craziness of the Week – global warming causing helium shortage

Oh, the stupid, it burns. Helium shortage threatens time-honored Nebraska tradition | Dr. Saturday – Yahoo! Sports http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/helium-shortage-threatens-time-honored-nebraska-tradition-152527242–ncaaf.html Face palm! Unfortunately, there’s this nagging little detail about the noble gas, Helium, one of the most stable and chemically inert elements … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness AND Quote of the Week – Bill McKibben suggests we can ‘change physics’

I’ve never done a double feature before where our Climate Craziness of the Week and Quote of the Week are one and the same. 350.org’s Bill McKibben gets this unique honor. From the what universe does Bill McKibben live in … Continue reading

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