Category Archives: Humor

Friday Funny – two guys with a ruler blow up the White House global warming video claims

Remember White House science advisor John Holdren’s wackadoodle video about the Polar Vortex? The opening line of the video spoken by Dr. Holdren says ” If you’ve been hearing that extreme cold spells, like the one we’re having in the … Continue reading

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Josh on the certainty of climate sensitivity

Josh writes: Are we now 95% certain? Yes, we are! Hooray! Yesterday we heard from UK climate science community about their work on AR5. The event was called “Climate Change 2013 – The Physical Science Basis. The Working Group 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Climate sensitivity, Humor, Satire | 35 Comments

Monday Mirthiness – Mann’s keyboard?

There was a lot of interest in my post Michael Mann the ‘reluctant public figure’ and ‘typewriter expert’ where he made the easily debunked claim about the QWERTY keyboard being the very first. Since then, spies, lubricated by “big oil” have … Continue reading

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Josh on ‘The Uncomfortable Pause”

Josh writes in with a new cartoon. This is a spoof on the xkcd.com/1321/ cartoon that was doing the Twitter rounds the other day. First, the XKCD cartoon on global warming:

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Michael Mann the ‘reluctant public figure’ and ‘typewriter expert’

One of the hurdles Michael Mann has to overcome in his lawsuit against NRO/Steyn is the tenet that public figures are expected to have a higher level of tolerance when it comes to ridicule, satire, and defamation. For that reason, … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: If you thought Mann’s lawsuit was ridiculous, take a look at this one

Remember this before and after picture in the news recently from NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity? Well, it appears there’s a conspiracy theory under every rock, more fodder for Lewandowsky and Cook I suppose.

Posted in Humor, Ridiculae, Space | 132 Comments

Mann look-alike thinks Mann’s lawsuit will wipe out National Review

Damon Linker writes at THE WEEK: Is National Review doomed? The conservative movement’s leading magazine faces a lawsuit that could bring it to its knees. This part made me laugh:

Posted in Humor, Michael E. Mann, Satire | 116 Comments

Friday Funny, bonus Weather Channel edition

We all know about the Weather Channel’s ridiculous practice of naming winter storms. The latest name for a storm in “Janus” which is the name of the Roman two-faced god. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus is the god … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, The Weather Channel | 79 Comments

Friday Funny – Mann Overboard!

Dr. Mann doesn’t seem to know who he’s labeling as a “garden variety troll”. This is probably just a conditioned reflex on his part, since anyone who disagrees with the omniscient Mann is eventually labeled a troll, but in this … Continue reading

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‘Polar Vortex’ – the movie

With all the hullabaloo surrounding the phrase ‘polar vortex” in media today, you just knew, this had to be coming. At least it looks more interesting than “Sharknado“.

Posted in Cold wave, Humor, Satire, Weather | 37 Comments

Monday Mirthiness – Penguins comment on the #spiritofmawson

People keep sending me stuff…

Posted in Antarctic, Humor, Satire, The "Clitanic" aka Spirit of Mawson, Uncategorized | 72 Comments

Friday Funny – The Guardian and Josh, together at last

Roman M. sends word of this new photo taken by the tourista journalists on the “Clitanic”.

Posted in Humor, Satire, The "Clitanic" aka Spirit of Mawson | Tagged , | 75 Comments

Josh channels the Antarctic boat people

Josh writes: The Akademik Shokalskiy is much in the news, see here, here and this WUWT post with an update here. So what better way to summarise the CAGW movement this year. And last year, and the year before that… 

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The Naughty Short List

Josh writes: I don’t think S. Claus et al. will have been too pleased with the awful Greenpeace video so I suspect they are on the naughty list, which is way too short here of course. It has been rather … Continue reading

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A side of the AGU Fall Meeting sure to cause some alarmists to go postal

As many WUWT readers know, I attended the AGU fall meeting and I have a number of posts coming up that will highlight many of the posters and sessions that I attended. I have some video interviews in the bag … Continue reading

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Saturday Silliness: Friday the 13th, woo

Josh writes: I thought your post on the hilarious iHeartClimateScientists poster was worth a cartoon. Their Facebook page is awash with woo too. Josh

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Dave’s Top Ten Reasons Why the Oil Industry Doesn’t Spend its Billions on Disproving the Junk Science of AGW

Guest post by David Middleton In my Internet “debates” with warmists, I occasionally encounter challenges like this… We don’t yet not know the real global impact man has on the environment. It may be negligible. What we do know is … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Fun_stuff, Humor, James Hansen, Modeling, Obama Climate Plan, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 109 Comments

Seen at AGU 2013

From Gavin, who was being a bit cheeky. Or perhaps given the location, had passed a tippling point.

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Denier land: How deniers view global warming

Thanks to Skeptical Science and ScienceFrontier for making this video possible. We can now see the error of our ways.

Posted in Humor, Satire | 203 Comments

Friday Funny – AGW Increases Intensities of Twitter Storms

First there was Sharknado, then there was Sharknado2 Aftersharks, and it has progressed to the stronger Sharkicane. Josh has noticed this trend towards stronger fictional storms, and has rendered the most ridiculous storm of all, the Danado.

Posted in extreme weather, Humor, Satire | 26 Comments