Category Archives: GLOC

A wall to wall crazy idea – build a ‘great wall’ in the USA to prevent tornadoes

From World Scientific Publishing Co. and the International Journal of Modern Physics comes this insane idea; build 300 meter (984 feet) high “great walls” in the midwest to break up the flow patterns. Riiiigght. We can’t even build a wall … Continue reading

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Posted in Bad science, GLOC, Ridiculae, tornadoes | 87 Comments

And then they came for your home mortage tax deduction…

From Georgia State University  and the department of “let’s just all live in uniform state sponsored mud huts“, comes this latest inanity, blaming carbon emissions on your ability to get a tax deduction for the American Dream of owning your … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon footprint, GLOC, Land use land cover change | 122 Comments

No joke: ‘Climate change may prevent contact with alien civilisations’

From the you’ve got to be effing kidding me department come this dead serious essay from “The Conversation”, that hotbed of climate alarmism in Australia which somehow got past bullshit detectors at phys.org. The money quote sort of tries to … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Astronomy, Bad science, GLOC | 93 Comments

‘Vortex of Stupidity’ – the sequel

Many thought the media’s focus on the ‘Polar Vortex’ this winter was pretty stupid, well another kind of similarly stupid vortex is about to reappear again. All we can hope is that it dies and never comes back after this … Continue reading

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5.7 million dollar NSF grant to Columbia University for climate ‘voice mails from the future’

You have to wonder who at the National Science Foundation thought funding a website that makes fake voicemails from the future and games that have people running around looking for fictional fallen “chronofacts” (artistic plastic disks named “chronofalls” that apparently … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Craziness of the Week, GLOC, Ridiculae | 156 Comments

University of Queensland threatens lawsuit over use of Cook’s ’97% consensus’ data for a scientific rebuttal

Wow, just wow. Not only have they just invoked the Streisand effect, they threw some gasoline on it to boot. It’s all part of the Climate McCarthyism on display this week.

Posted in 97% consensus, Climate ugliness, GLOC | 422 Comments

CNN’s dumbest news question, evar

And we thought this one was bad:  CNN talking empty head (Feyerick) asks Bill Nye if approaching Meteor was a result of global warming…. OK that set the stage, what could be dumber than that? Now study the picture below, … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC, media, Ridiculae | 135 Comments

Dumbest climate activist statement, evar!

The chooming is strong with this one. Once in awhile, something so over-the-top dumb comes along, that all you can do is point and laugh. This is one of those times. From my Twitter feed:

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Friday Funny – fresh lunacy from Bill McKibben and 350.org

Ah, you knew it had to happen. Taking a page from the “smoking kills” campaigns, the McKibbenites are petitioning the land of fruits and nuts to put new warning labels on gas pumps warning buyers about the evils of gasoline … Continue reading

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Alarmism, Global warming, GLOC, Government idiocy | 226 Comments

Time to leave – California wants to ban campfires at the beach

From the Washington Times, idiocy only bureaucrats could muster: “Since man first rubbed a pair of sticks together to make a fire, we’ve gathered around a campfire to cook food, enjoy good company and bask in the warmth of the … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Green Eco Porn (no, really)

From the Guardian, where they’ll print anything as long as its green… The eco-sex activists who want to save the world

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Climate Craziness of the Week: The Weather Channel on crack

No, really, they must have been on crack when they came up with this one. I have no other explanation that works. First a primer. What is “Space Weather”?  Wikipedia (agreed not the best source but humor me, at least … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC, Ridiculae, The Weather Channel | Tagged , , , , | 108 Comments

Al buys Al

Middle East “Big Oil” funded media outlet buys Al Gore’s CURRENT TV with plans to infiltrate offer the English Al Jazeera channel into American homes -  my Irony Meter pegged. Will it be the “All Al” channel now? Some details… 

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Stupidest global warming/climate change story of the past decade

While Matt Ridley makes mincemeat of über alarmist Joe Romm’s latest ridiculous claims, I started doing a search for stories to do a “year in review” for such things. I just found this, though it is six years old. It … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: UK Government adviser Bill McGuire says global warming is causing earthquakes and landslides !!!!

Wow, just wow. “He said:

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Global warming – splodeified

Via Tom Nelson, no wonder they hate nuclear power so much, they don’t see any difference! Global warming increasing by 400,000 atomic bombs every day | The Vancouver Observer The amazing persistence of CO2 in the air has allowed billions … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, FUG, GLOC, James Hansen, Radiation, Ridiculae | Tagged , , , , , , , | 173 Comments

Postal Service + Wind Farm + Electric Vehicles – What could possibly go wrong?

I would not have believed this had I not seen this come from this idiot’s Senator’s mouth. Take the three most inefficient and subsidized things in government today, add them together, and there’s no way that spells SUCCESS. It does … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, GLOC, Government idiocy, wind power | Tagged , , , , , , , | 145 Comments

Friday Funny: Apparently, I’ve irritated the fruit fly

David “fruit fly” Suzuki goes ballistic, and advocates retracting all rights from skeptics. I’m mentioned as some sort of baddie central, but at least I don’t dress up with Santa Claus to scare the kids and ask their parents to … Continue reading

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Why, yes, linking climate change to Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes DOES seem “to be bordering on the insane”

Don’t worry, this guy is just trying to sell a book conveniently located on the left sidebar of the Guardian. I hear there’s a two for one special with Chariots of the Gods on Amazon. Get a load of some … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster, Earthquakes, GLOC, Ridiculae | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 181 Comments

Gore, Hansen, Trenberth to make Antarctic PR expedition

From the you’ve got to be effin kidding me department comes news of the epic journey to Antarctica. What do they hope to prove? I don’t know, it seems like nothing but a publicity stunt, especially since the sea ice … Continue reading

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Al Gore games the climate

After Gore’s 24 hours of climate reality back in September, I thought that he’d pretty much hit rock bottom with faking the science in it. Even Nature thought it was dumb. I thought we couldn’t possibly see anything stupider than … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Global warming, GLOC, Ridiculae | Tagged , , , , , , , | 187 Comments

Mann gets Medal

From Penn State,  the best news they’ve had all month: Mann to receive Hans Oeschger Medal from European Geosciences Union Michael Mann, professor of meteorology and geosciences and director, Earth System Science Center, Penn State, was awarded the Hans Oeschger … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC | 185 Comments

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:

Posted in Alarmism, Climate FAIL, GLOC, media, Methane, Ridiculae, Satire | 116 Comments

The Durban ramp-up continues – Climate refugee problem now equated to brain surgery

From the University of Florida , it’s worse than we thought. Moving people around requires brain surgeon like skills, I kid you not. Then there’s that mighty big if:  “If global temperatures increase by only a few of degrees by … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – Grist thinks spontaneous human combustion might be a convincing bit of evidence for AGW

There’s been some wild claims out there the past few days since BEST released their results in a media blitzkrieg on October 20th prior to peer review.  But this one from Grist writer Jess Zimmerman has to rank up there … Continue reading

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The climate movement becomes “occupied”

It seems that climate advocate Bill McKibben has jumped the shark. As evident on the 350.org website, it is no longer about climate in any way shape or form, of course, based on past behavior, it probably never was. Just … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC, Politics, Rainfall, Satire | Tagged , , , | 237 Comments

Let the inhaler hoarding begin

First, let’s go back a month,  this from the Will Steger Foundation: On Tuesday [August 2nd 2011], State Senator Torres Ray said, “I’m delighted to participate in the air quality awareness event organized by the Sierra Club in Minneapolis. Air … Continue reading

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Bishop Hill and the skeptical cookbook

Oh this is fun, Bishop Hill catches John Cook’s “Skeptical Science” in a revisionism gaffe using The Wayback Machine. He writes:

Posted in Alarmism, Antarctic, GLOC | Tagged , , | 65 Comments

Global warming alarmism on steroids – some like it hot

This is one of those Jeane Dixon style predictions, written in such general terms that it can be provable by just about any summer in the future. According to the Wikipedia article on her, John Allen Paulos, a mathematician at … Continue reading

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Climate Change Causes Mental Illness

Alternate title: Bill McKibben explained o_O I’ve had about two dozen emails wanting me to carry this from the Sydney Morning Herald: Mental illness rise linked to climate Erik Jensen RATES of mental illnesses including depression and post-traumatic stress will … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, GLOC, Ridiculae, Satire | 118 Comments

“Apollo 18″ – possibly the worst science fiction film of the 21st century

I suppose it has come to this. We have no manned space program anymore, Muslim outreach is a NASA priority according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and a recent paper from a NASA postdoc suggests aliens will kill us because … Continue reading

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Bizarre, craptastic theory from the Guardian, Penn State, and NASA: “ET will kill us because global warming will tip them off that we are a bad species”

UPDATE: co-author admits it is a “horrible mistake”, see below – Anthony From the you’ve got to be effing kidding me department. First, I apologize to my readers for the headline. Read on and I think you’ll see it is … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC, Space | 357 Comments

The Gasland movie: a fracking shame – director pulls video to hide inconvenient truths

From “Not Evil, Just Wrong”: Gasland director hides full facts Written by Phelim McAleer Josh Fox has made a documentary that makes some pretty alarming claims about gas drilling across the US. But as is often the case when these … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – greentabs for gasoline

This ginormous marketing spam was left as a comment on WUWT on the thread: Stratospheric water vapor may have contributed about a third of the warming 1980-2000 but now is in decline Seeing as to how it was left on … Continue reading

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New mystery appliance is the antithesis of the green dream

What sort of new appliance is so hip, so cool, so stylish, so sophisticated, so much a work of art…that you’d put it in your glass penthouse living room, so that you could impress your hot model girlfriend? Don’t look … Continue reading

Posted in GLOC, Humor, Satire, Technology | Tagged , , | 147 Comments