Category Archives: Ridiculae

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

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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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EPA sues Oklahoma utility for obeying the law

Guest post by David Middleton Just when you think that the EPA cannot possibly get any more idiotic… U.S. EPA sues OG&E over work at Oklahoma coal power plants Tue Jul 9, 2013 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading

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‘Mann of Steel’ – another box office bomb

WARNING: contents of this post may cause nausea, have your air sickness bag handy. Apparently Michael Mann agrees with the label, his Twitter feed says:

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“Watching the Deniers” makes hilarious goof while accusing WUWT of “doctoring” NSIDC images

UPDATE: Mr. Marriott, perhaps fearful of legal action due to his own stupidity on the matter, has dropped the claim of “doctoring” and has also changed the title to remove the “dishonest” claim. Rather than admit he was wrong and … Continue reading

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Peter H. Gleick, ‘genius’

In a hilarious claim, Gleick proves once again his genius label is eclipsed by his own dogma. A couple of days ago I got pulled into the Twitter feed of Dr. Peter Gleick, we’ll get to that shortly. You know … Continue reading

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Saturday silliness – The only thing more ridiculous than ‘Eli Rabett': the required USDA rabbit disaster plan

People send me stuff. Here at WUWT, we all tend to laugh at Dr. Joshua Halpern who fancies himself as a rabbit and writes in tongues third person as ‘Eli Rabett‘ about the evils of global warming to show everyone … Continue reading

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Getting ‘Cooked’ by Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Global Warming

Why comparing global warming to the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb is ridiculous Some days, you just have to laugh. That’s what we’ll have to do today after reading the latest ridiculous scare story from cartoonist turned pseudo-psychologist now elevated to ‘climate … Continue reading

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U.N. Delegate: a cold summer proves global warming

CFACT was at the Bonn climate conference (which collapsed by the way) interviewed a number of ahem, shall we say, “interesting” people. They write: At the UN Climate Conference in Bonn, Germany, we came across a delegate who explained that … Continue reading

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How much do you want to bet global warming causes sharknadoes?

No, really, after the week we’ve had where every opportunist out there is trying to blame global warming for the Moore Oklahoma tornado, I’m not kidding. Sharknadoes are the new EF10. The brief description: When a freak hurricane swamps Los … Continue reading

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Bill Nye the clueless weather guy – flattened by tornado data

“Yid with Lid” ran this scathing headline (in the screencap below) yesterday, and pointed out why Nye just doesn’t have a clue. The tornado data following eviscerates Nye’s claims, who seems unable (or maybe unwilling) to Google his own claims … Continue reading

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Climate control – lather, rinse, repeat

We always talk about and are lectured to about how “weather is not climate”. Of course that’s a flexible meme, because now when the weather turns hot or bad, climate is to blame. I had to go to Walmart today … Continue reading

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Skeptical Science kidz channel Inigo Montoya in new ‘consensus’ paper

All you can do is laugh. Brandon Shollenberger writes at Lucia’s about the new Fuzzy Math consensus “proof” paper from the ever entertaining John Cook at Skeptical Science, rated with the help of 27 of the SkS kidz club. The … Continue reading

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With these two guys leading, what could possibly go wrong?

From banning supersize drinks to banning supersize storms? Bill Clinton and Bloomberg unveil ‘climate risk’ project NEW YORK—Former President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a new climate initiative Monday to help cities measure their risk … Continue reading

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Tastes Great, Less Incinerating!

Guest post by Kevin D. Knoebel How much stupidity is needed to win a Pulitzer? The competition is fierce, apparently certain writers are piling it on high and deep in the attempt. For example, there is a sterling example of … Continue reading

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Spencer slays with sarcasm

Heh. In response to a ridiculous claim making the rounds (I get comment bombed at WUWT daily with that nonsense) which I debunked here: A misinterpreted claim about a NASA press release, CO2, solar flares, and the thermosphere is making … Continue reading

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Dana Nuccitelli’s meany mode is like stinky cheese

Dana (Scooter) Nuccitelli, lead attack kid at the SkS Treehut gets schooled. Bishop Hill writes: Last week I ribbed Dana Nuccitelli and Gavin Schmidt over the former’s comparing the mean of the Aldrin paper to the mode of Lewis’s. Here’s … Continue reading

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Ridiculous comment of the year – Andrew Cuomo connects climate change and bombing

Oh jeez, the stupid, it burns like thermite. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo connects the Boston terrorist bombing and climate change as the “new normal”:

Posted in Alarmism, Politics, Ridiculae | 98 Comments

‘Carbon’ to blame for giant crabs

CO2, is there anything it can’t do? Add it to the list. Over at WaPo, they call them “supersized”. From Counsel and Heal News (h/t to Gene Doebley): Carbon To Blame for Oversized Blue Crabs The use of genetic engineering … Continue reading

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A misinterpreted claim about a NASA press release, CO2, solar flares, and the thermosphere is making the rounds

I loathe having to write this story because I truly dislike giving any attention to the people who are known as the “slayers” from the “Slaying the Sky Dragon” book. They now operate under the moniker of “Principia Scientific”. But, … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Key Mission for the US Navy?

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times. The United States Navy has embraced climate change ideology. In an interview with the Boston Globe on March 9, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III, the Navy’s top officer in … Continue reading

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Lucia drops some reality on the Gorebots – Update: The astroturfing is from Skeptical Science

UPDATE: Apparently, they didn’t like Lucia’s version of reality, she writes: lucia liljegren (@lucialiljegren) says: March 5, 2013 at 11:45 am They suspended my account. And I wanted #1 on the leader board. Dang!! UPDATE2: Apparently this is an Astroturfing … Continue reading

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