Category Archives: Climate FAIL

Boiling Oceans and Burning Reputations with James Hansen

Guest post by James Padgett If the average person was asked to describe the runaway greenhouse effect, and given a bit of prep time, how would they do it? Most people would type it into their favorite search engine which … Continue reading

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Hey Hansen! Where’s the Beef !?

In June 1986, Dr. James Hansen made a prediction to an AP newspaper reporter, which was carried in Oxnard, CA, of  a 2 degree temperature rise by 2006. This was two years before, almost to the day before he and … Continue reading

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James Balog’s inconvenient glacial canaries

Anytime I see the “canary in the coal mine” phrase being applied to some phenomenon related to climate, I know right away that the person using it hasn’t really put much thought into using the phrase, and that it is … Continue reading

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Be careful today and tonight, billions may die

UPDATE: January 1st, 2012 – still here, no reports of mass deaths at the last minute. – Anthony Global warming may go on a last minute rampage. Maybe best to just stay at home and lock your doors, bar your … Continue reading

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Climate FAIL from A to Z presented at Durban

This might be a bit overzealous per Morano’s unique writing style, but compared to some of the stuff we’ve seen from warmists, pretty mild. Lots of useful links and notes – Anthony By Marc Morano  –  Climate Depot Below is the Introduction to … Continue reading

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Caribou supposedly roasted by global warming found unharmed

Another one for the Climate FAIL file… USA Today/Associated Press, in 2009: “They believe the insidious impact of climate change, its tipping of natural balances and disruption of feeding habits, is decimating a species that has long numbered in the … Continue reading

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Pacific Gas and Electric: not so climate smart after all

When you can’t sell this on the green left coast, you know its gotta fail worldwide. Gotta love this quote, one of the best denials of reality I’ve ever seen:

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Only 52 days left, get on with the dying already

Back in January 2007, we were admonished: “…you should remember this moment when you learned about this feedback loop-it is an existencial turning point in your life. “ Yes, I remember, only too well. In fact, here’s a reminder:

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Climate change to flood link – no evidence

Another climate FAIL. Add this to tornadoes and hurricanes not being linked either, and you find that the entire Joe Romm / Bill McKibben alarming industrial complex of doubtful linkages between weather and climate has pretty much collapsed. From the … Continue reading

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Carbon capture scrapped in the UK, “…descended into farce”

All they needed was unlimited money and it would have worked… From the BBC:

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Replicating Al Gore’s Climate 101 video experiment shows that his “high school physics” could never work as advertised

This will be a top “sticky” post for a day or two. New stories will appear below this one. Readers may recall my previous essay where I pointed out how Mr. Gore’s Climate 101 Video, used in his “24 hours … Continue reading

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Holy irony, Batman!

Let’s see, they put up windmills to save the planet, then end up killing off endangered species, then have to limit the turbines to half days.  FAIL The Indiana bat is an endangered species and is protected by the federal … Continue reading

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Video analysis and scene replication suggests that Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project fabricated their Climate 101 video “Simple Experiment”

UPDATE2 10/18/2011 – The experiment has been replicated several ways, see: Replicating Al Gore’s Climate 101 video experiment shows that his “high school physics” could never work as advertised UPDATE: New images added prove without a doubt the faked split screen. … Continue reading

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Interpretation of the Global Mean Temperature Data as a Pendulum

By Girma Orssengo, PhD In his Caltech commencement address in 1974, Professor Richard Feynman advised students the following: “Details that could throw doubt on your interpretation must be given, if you know them.” [1] Using the global mean temperature (GMT) … Continue reading

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The BBC’s Richard Black Engages in “Goldilocks-Picking”

Guest post by David Middleton From the BBC… Climate: Cherries are not the only fruit Just about the most predictable event of the week was the tempest of opinion created by the analysis of global temperature changes published in the … Continue reading

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The UN “disappears” yet another inconvenient climate claim, and once again, botches the cover up

It seems there’s a purge on at the UN to remove failed climate claims. Last week it was the 50 million climate refugees that never materialized and was covered up, this week it’s the poor of Africa they’ve “disappeared”.  This … Continue reading

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Failed Mirth Earth Day predictions

Via iHateTheMedia, here are a few of the predictions made on the first Earth Day. Don’t these sound like the predictions today that fail, like the 50 million climate refugees by 2010 followed by the moving of the goalposts to … Continue reading

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New permanent feature: the “Climate FAIL Files” – help needed

The revelation that the UN predicted 50 million climate refugees by 2010, it failed , and then the UN “disappeared” the evidence that they ever made such a prediction brightly illustrates a common theme to global warming aka climate change … Continue reading

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