Category Archives: Politics

Dr. Michael Mann’s dishonest political messaging

When something is this ridiculous, all you can do is point and laugh. Michael Mann lends his image for political purposes in campaign video for called “Crusades Against Science 101″ with Professor Michael Mann”. Here’s the laughable imagery: The imagery … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Honorable John Kerry U.S. Secretary of State

September 30, 2013 The Honorable John Kerry Secretary of State Washington D.C. 20520 Dear Mr. Secretary: Your press release dated September 27, 2013 Release of the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change clearly expresses your beliefs about … Continue reading

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A window into academia – via a resignation letter

This post contains excerpts of a letter sent to staff at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, English: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne) is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology and is located in … Continue reading

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Australia liberated from their long national green nightmare

Today is a great day not only in Australian history, but also in world history. It marks the day when people of character and sensibility pushed back against an overwrought and pointless green agenda, and pushed back in a big … Continue reading

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Day of the ‘UnGreens’ – Dreaming up scary language to convince people global warming is really just like a scary movie

WUWT recently covered the lexicon shift at the White House: Lexicon Shift Alert: global warming gets another name change. This seems generally harmless, but wait until you see the source of one of the names on that list: “Climate Disruption”. We … Continue reading

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Pielke Jr’s Follow Up Q&A from the Senate EPW Committee

People send me stuff. Below is a letter I received today that has a number of follow up questions answered by Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. after his blockbuster testimony last month. Pielke’s responses are all about questions on extreme weather.  … Continue reading

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What if you put on a presidentially sponsored climate rally, and nobody showed up?

It appears that is exactly what happened today, from Obama’s “Organizing For Action” website (now disappeared) there was this announcement: Reality is a bitch sometimes:

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Ten years of ‘accelerated global warming’ ?

Data doesn’t support Obama’s claim Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley During the July 2013 U.S. Senate hearing at which Roger Pielke Jr. and Roy Spencer gave stellar testimony to the visible discomfiture of the climate-extremist witnesses, none of … Continue reading

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The Handsomest Fox In The Henhouse

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, we had the Senate hearing on the climate. Dr. Roy Spencer and Dr. Roger Pielke gave excellent talks. There’s a discussion of it here on WUWT  and Dr. Judith Curry has a post on … Continue reading

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Watch yesterday’s blockbuster performance by Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. and Dr. Roy Spencer at Senate climate hearing

Quite a performance yesterday. Steve Milloy is calling it the “Zapruder film” implying it was the day the AGW agenda got shot down. While that might not be a good choice of words, you have to admit they did a … Continue reading

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Watch Senate climate hearing live

EPW Hearing Room – 406 Dirksen Link to live video follows. Click link in names for each person’s submitted testimony.

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Proud moment for warmists: President of real Flat Earth Society believes in the global warming hoax

Obama might do well to research more before he makes snide remarks. President Obama angrily blasted climate change skeptics during his energy policy speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, saying he lacked “patience for anyone who denies that this problem is … Continue reading

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Live feed for Obama’s ‘Climate Speech’ today at 1:55PM EDT

Due to other obligations, I won’t be able to watch, (see the live feed link below) but I hope that WUWT readers will watch (if you can stomach it) and make notes in comments below to see where it deviates … Continue reading

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I have a copy of the the president’s climate action plan

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Obama’s “for the children” climate change video announcement – only a few hundred views so far

AP: Obama says he’ll unveil climate plan in Tuesday speech ‘for the sake of our children’. It seems though, that the world is making a collective yawn (consensus?) so far given the views. The video has been up for several … Continue reading

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Obama’s climate plan ‘absolutely crazy’

Boehner hits the nail on the head President Obama’s soon-to-be-revealed second-term climate change proposal is “absolutely crazy,” Speaker John Boehner said Thursday.

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DOE Green Energy Loans: $11.45 million per job and a rounding error’s worth of averted carbon emissions.

Guest Post by David Middleton The cost of each taxpayer-financed green energy job created since 2009: $26.32 billion divided by 2,298 jobs = $11.45 million per job… Green energy jobs and DOE loans are tallied under programs 1703 and 1705 … Continue reading

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Yeo Ho Ho! We told you so

From the I smell bacon department and Josh: Tim Yeo’s fall. For those who don’t know, he is an MP and Chairman of the UK Energy and Climate Change Select Committee. Front page in The Sunday Times today and, of … Continue reading

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I, For One, Welcome Our New Energy Overlord

Guest essay by Kevin D. Knoebel In case you missed it, physicist Ernest J. Moniz was sworn in on May 21, 2013 as the new US Secretary of Energy. Born in 1944 in Fall River, Massachusetts, graduated high school in … Continue reading

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Obama was right–‘the rise of the oceans began to slow’

From his June 4, 2008 speech on winning the Democratic primaries: “This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow, and our planet began to heal.” Here’s the proof: Ten year running mean sea level rise … Continue reading

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