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Friday funny – a very PC prayer for our times

Dominic Lawson writes in the Daily Mail: Pope Francis’s new encyclical is in stark contrast to the style of his predecessor. While Pope Benedict’s works were in Latin, entirely spiritual in tone, and written by the man himself (a great scholar), his Argentine successor has produced something impossible to render in a classical language. In fitting…

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Tuesday toon – Mont Doom

Josh writes: There is a hilarious transcript which was posted on BishopHill of a BBC Radio programme on the Lancet’s latest Alarm fest – all, no doubt, part of the run up to Paris in December. Dr Hugh says If one’s looking at the estimates that have been produced in this piece of research, we’re looking at billions of events,…

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Tuesday toon – Cartoona Enciclica

Josh writes: Papal thoughts on the environment have been posted all over the place – here at WUWT, over on Dot Earth, and an excellent Twitter dissection here by JunkScience’s Steve Milloy. You can also read the whole thing in Italian here. Cartoons by Josh

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Le spin! Cartoon notes by Josh

Josh writes: Last night a few of us sceptics bravely attended the UK’s Walker Institute Annual Lecture given by Sir David King which was titled “The Paris Climate Summit – hopes and expectations”. I must thank the Walker Institute for the opportunity to be there and for the excellent refreshments afterwards. The lecture itself was something…