Category Archives: Ridiculae

Are the ‘climate will affect sports stadiums’ claims of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse the dumbest ever?

An examination of the data suggests “quite possibly”. You can read the press release from the Senator’s office here. From CNS News video: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) warns sports stadiums are at risk from the “sea level rise effects of … Continue reading

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Move over millibars, Flickr is the new atmospheric metric for hurricane central pressure

From the University of Warwick, and the ultra-short baseline department comes this study of ridiculous proportions. I don’t have the words to accurately describe this utter waste of time and money. I can just see future NOAA bulletins: HURRICANE WHOPPER … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Lewandowsky study this phenomenon?

One of the favorite smears from Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky used to try to diminish the arguments of climate skeptics is to create dodgy psuedo-scientific psychological studies with a bent on trying to prove that skeptics are conspiracy theorists. Except for … Continue reading

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Mannic hypocrisy – How much should Michael Mann pay?

Since Michael Mann seems fond of fossil fueled trips like this one: Mike Mann, Stephan Rahmstorf, Kari Norgard at the rift between continental plates in southern Iceland. Big in Reykjavik | Climate Denial Crock of the Week And since he … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: A note to ‘Supermandia’ – Mother Nature doesn’t even need Kryptonite to squish you like a bug

Professor Scott Mandia, aka ‘Supermandia’, for his infamous climate scientist in tights imagery must have a head injury form being in the ring with mother nature, otherwise he wouldn’t write stuff like this:

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Climate Boiling Point

From the James Hansen said the oceans would boil and the Tabloid Climatology™ department… As a long-suffering member of the television news media, some-days, I just want to find the reporter and slap him upside the head and tell him … Continue reading

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Climate campaigner David Suzuki doesn’t know what the climate temperature data sets are

During David Suzuki’s Q&A on Australian ABC-TV, and WUWT regular Bill Koutalianos puts the fruit fly guy on the spot. Video of the interview follows. Andrew Bolt writes: David Suzuki proves he’s pig ignorant about global warming The very first … Continue reading

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Claim: ‘Post Glacial Rebound is a Myth’

NOTE: (I had this at the bottom of the post some people missed it so I moved it up to the top) I’m not convinced that this idea has any merit whatsoever, as I see more conventional reasons (like silting) … 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

Posted in Alarmism, Noble Cause Corruption, Politics, Ridiculae, Satire | Tagged , , , , | 167 Comments

Friday Funny: Fracking protestors and their petro-sourced belongings

There’s been a lot of hullabaloo in the UK over the Balcombe fracking protests. WUWT reader Eric Worrall writes in with this comparison photo. Original picture source: http://www.itv.com/news/update/2013-08-16/anti-fracking-activists-camp-without-permission/ Here is a tagged version of the same picture of all the … Continue reading

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Al Gore makes a Category 6 level blunder

UPDATE: 8/23/13 1:00PM PDT Its seems there’s blunders to go around. The Washington Post now says they “misquoted” Gore. Given his penchant for saying and doing dumb things in the past related to his views on climate, color me “skeptical”, … Continue reading

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National Geographic’s Junk Science: How long will it take for sea level rise to reach midway up the Statue of Liberty?

Assuming that it can actually get there? Today on the WUWT Hot Sheet, we reported that there was more fear-mongering imagery from National Geographic, as seen at right. Steve Wilent said in a tip: Have you seen the cover of … Continue reading

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Skeptical Science takes ‘creepy’ to a whole new level

People send me stuff. Yesterday Skeptical Science owner John Cook announced to the world that he thought Willis’s open letter to the new editor of Science was “creepy” and “sexist”. As is typical with the Skeptical Science kidz, it’s just … Continue reading

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Mann on mathematics, alcohol, and ‘proof’

‘Proof? We don’t need no steenkin proof’* *With apologies to Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Rich Trzupek writes: In a post over at Peter Guest’s blog, Michael “Hockey Stick” Mann is quoted making one of the most remarkable statements that … Continue reading

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EPIC weather reportng FAIL at International Business Times

I would not have believed this unless I had seen it with my own eyes. Below is the screencap. There are just no words for this level of stupid.

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Friday Funny – reflections on the greenhouse effect

After the essays in May on mirrors and light bulbs, I’ve been regularly poked and prodded via email for not wanting to engage “the slayers” anymore, or to do that “third experiment” I mentioned in May. I long ago concluded … Continue reading

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Pre-Friday Funny – the perfect promo for ‘Forecast the Facts’ #poisonedweather – coming to a screen near you

Once upon a time, we were constantly lectured that “weather is not climate”. Now that climate change just isn’t scary enough (and not panning out) we are told daily by such luminary activists such as Brad Johnson of “Forecast the … Continue reading

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Greenpeace climbs Shard tower in London because they think it looks like ice

The stupid, it burns. #iceclimb  is probably the dumbest and most transparent ploy for donations ever by Greenpeace. They say: This building – modelled on a shard of ice – sits slap bang in the middle of Shell’s three London … Continue reading

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