Tag Archives: Bill McKibben

Climate totally absent from all presidential debates

The first time the debates have been silent on climate since 1988.  Over at Joe Romm’s paid for propaganda arm of the Center for American Progress they recently wrote: Why It’s Impossible To Ignore Climate In A Presidential Foreign Policy … Continue reading

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Now, alarmists are making the public believe in the extreme weather boogeyman

A new survey has been released by Yale in cooperation with George Mason University. In it, 74% surveyed say “global warming is affecting weather in the United States”. Personally, I blame Seth Borenstein, Kevin Trenberth, Bill McKibben, Joe Romm and … Continue reading

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Nature editorial dashes alarmist hopes of linking extreme weather events to global warming

Somewhere, Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. is polishing his red button and Bill McKibben, Joe Romm, and “forecast the facts” Brad Johnson are clawing their eyes out trying to unsee this. It is damning of their hyped up claims.- Anthony From … Continue reading

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Hurricane Warning; McKibben Alert

With Joe Bastardi stating an opening for an east coast hurricane is possible the next three weeks, it might be timely to submit this semi-humorous look at the dangers of an east coast hurricane versus the dangers of heeding Bill … Continue reading

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Twitter disappears Bill McKibben commentary on #poisonedweather

[See the Update below.   While the Tweets did in fact disappear from my view from one hour to the next using the same method to view them as before, and it certainly appeared Mr. McKibben has deleted Tweets, that wasn't … Continue reading

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July hottest ever, but U.S. tornado count – lowest since 1951: ‘poisoned weather’ meme falsified by Nature

“Connect the Dots” for this one. Mother Nature has just proven how idiotic some one the arguments trying to link global warming and severe weather are: in this case, the “global warming makes more tornadoes” argument has just gone down … Continue reading

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Vaporizing the Earth

From Washington University in St. Louis, and in honor of melted globe week, here’s one more thing for weepy Bill McKibben to worry about. In science fiction novels, evil overlords and hostile aliens often threaten to vaporize the Earth. At … Continue reading

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Inhofe Exposes Another Epic Fail by Global Warming Alarmists Thursday

PRESS RELEASE  August 2, 2012 Contact: Matt Dempsey Matt_Dempsey@epw.senate.gov Katie Brown Katie_Brown@epw.senate.gov Inhofe Exposes Another Epic Fail by Global Warming Alarmists    Photo Posted by KFOR and Think Progress   Click Here for Larger Photo  The dumpster fire that caused the … Continue reading

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Greenland Ice Sheet albedo drops ‘off the bottom of the chart’ – but look closer as to why

Got this in the mail just as I posted my open thread announcemnt. I’m too busy this weekend to say much else except to post this tweet from Bill McKibben and some past blog excerpts and invite discussion. Bill McKibben … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness AND Quote of the Week – Bill McKibben suggests we can ‘change physics’

I’ve never done a double feature before where our Climate Craziness of the Week and Quote of the Week are one and the same. 350.org’s Bill McKibben gets this unique honor. From the what universe does Bill McKibben live in … Continue reading

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350.org cancels melting “HOAX?” ice sculpture

“It’s not the heat, it’s the stupidity.” – WUWT commenter H.R. Change of plans. Posted by Bill McKibben – 07/07/12, 5:18am Below is the note we just sent out to our friends accoss the USA. Dear Friends, I think I … Continue reading

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350.org follows the Mooney directive, but will anyone care?

Hilarity from 350.org, they are following Mooney’s rant: time to act is now right now. I guess they’ll be known as Mooneys now. Expect weepy Bill McKibben to give a melting oratory. July 6, 2012 PHOTO CALL/MEDIA ADVISORY Giant Ice … Continue reading

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Putting Piers Corbyn to the test

I’ve been given a link in email today to a public forecast page for July by weather prognosticator Piers Corbyn, which you can investigate in full yourself here. I find his web pages and forecasts hard to read, and even … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – I get an endorsment by Bill McKibben, plus a certificate in “certified planet wrecking”

James Hansen’s understudy, eco activist and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben just gave me an endorsement, which I’m surprised about. The article, syndicated in a number of outlets is titled Climate-change deniers on the ropes McKibben writes of the Heartland … Continue reading

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Shocker: The Hansen/GISS team paper that says: “we argue that rapid warming in recent decades has been driven mainly by non-CO2 greenhouse gases”

Note: This will be a top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one – please scroll down. ============================================================ No, this isn’t a joke, it isn’t a fake document, and it isn’t a misinterpretation. It … Continue reading

Posted in 350.org connect the dots, Aerosols, Al Gore, Alarmism, Carbon dioxide, Carbon soot, James Hansen, Methane, NASA GISS, Ozone | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 274 Comments

Facepalm! Gore’s “dirty energy = dirty weather” claims about the US are laughable in the context of other countries

Al Gore, is his usual incompetent persona, is bloviating weapons grade nonsense again. A few prior examples: On TV, Earth’s core is millions of degrees, in AIT, snows of Mt. Kilimanjaro will gone due to global warming, except the snows … Continue reading

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BREAKING: James Lovelock backs down on climate alarm

MSNBC reports that the lack of temperature rise in the last 12 years has convinced environmentalist James Lovelock ( The Gaia Hypothesis) that the climate alarmism wasn’t warranted. From his Wikipedia entry: Writing in the British newspaper The Independent in … Continue reading

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McKibben connects the weather dots on sh** happens

Oh boy. The propaganda gets thicker. It’s a Forrest Gump moment. Billy McKibben connects the weather dots, except it spells out nothing more than – sh** happens. This is one of the most hilarious propaganda videos I’ve ever seen, showing … Continue reading

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A request to readers: write a “connect the dots” letter this weekend

Note – this will be pinned as a top post for a few days. Other posts will appear below this one. UPDATE: Josh weighs in with a Friday Funny. UPDATE2: McKibben has a Forrest Gump moment with his latest propaganda … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – a warmer turns cooler

I’ve had a feud with David Appell ever since he brought my deceased mother into an attack article about me, which I retort in: David Appell denies he has any class . Maybe that was when he hit bottom, because since … Continue reading

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Climate craziness of the week: Eugenics is making a comeback with climate optimized human engineering

Bizarre stuff from The Atlantic, though it seems even Bill McKibben is panning him and when you can’t sell Bill McKibben on crazy, well, you’ve entered a whole new plane of crazy. Me? I welcome our new smaller climate optmized … Continue reading

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The “bottomless well of nonsense on disasters and climate change”

From the “weather is not climate unless we say it is” department. While weepy Bill McKibben… Twitter / @350: This was a tragic weekend … This was a tragic weekend in the midwest of the USA. It’s more dangerous evidence … Continue reading

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The UK Independent asks: “Is catastrophic global warming, like the Millennium Bug, a mistake?”

I remember vividly the panic leading up to year 2000. People were racing to Y2K their computers and systems. TV news crews had reporters stationed at bank machines, at train traffic centers in NYC, at airports, all waiting to see … Continue reading

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Oyster crisis: Yale 360 eco-activist author Elizabeth Grossman wrong again about ocean acidification

I remember during my tour of Australia last year, when our talk was rudely interrupted by the king of reef madness, Ove Hugh-Guldberg, my co-presenter David Archibald quipped from the dais, paraphrasing Samuel Johnson, that “ocean acidification is the last … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben: poster boy for FAIL

We told you so. Willis Eschenbach pointed out weeks ago how pointless and futile the McKibben driven 350.org protests about the XL pipeline were, because they did nothing to alter the fact that the oil would still be used, somewhere. … Continue reading

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“Without energy, life is brutal and short”

Yesterday I had the honor of co-presenting a seminar with Dr. John Christy of the University of Alabama, Huntsville, when he visited Chico State University. He had relatives to visit in town but had asked to be able to make … Continue reading

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Record snowfall for “Climate Justice Day” in New York

It just doesn’t get any better than this. The Occupy Wall Street Mob had a “Climate Justice Day” scheduled for today. I don’t think they figured on a “Nightmare on Wall Street” irony like this. I notice Bill McKibben isn’t … Continue reading

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Occupy London: “Righteous” until it gets too cold – IR camera reveals they leave to a warm bed at night

This is Hilarious. When the going gets tough, the occupiers get going! Wild eyed climate svengali Bill McKibben claims the “atmosphere is occupied”, and that’s why we have global warming. Only one problem, when the atmosphere gets too cold, people … Continue reading

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Repeat after me… I [state your name]

Hilarious video clip of climate crusader turned opportunistic occupier Bill McKibben leading a flock of protestors in chant. It reminds me of this classic scene…

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The climate movement becomes “occupied”

It seems that climate advocate Bill McKibben has jumped the shark. As evident on the 350.org website, it is no longer about climate in any way shape or form, of course, based on past behavior, it probably never was. Just … Continue reading

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“Global warming is a bogus proposition…”

That headline from  Zhang Musheng, one of China’s most influential intellectuals according to this article in the Sydney Morning Herald. From the article:

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Tisdale on debunking AGW intensification claims about Irene

Previously on WUWT we saw this: Now Bob Tisdale does a numeric analysis along the track, finding some interesting results. Bill McKibben’s wacky claim seen here Climate activist McKibben bizarrely blames Hurricane Irene on global warming is now dead and buried. … Continue reading

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Keystone XL: Liberal activists plan civil disobedience outside White House

By Ryan Maue. Free publicity: Bill McKibben’s Call to Action:  “I want to tell you about an upcoming action — it looks set to turn into the biggest civil disobedience protest in the history of the North American climate movement. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – a climate sanity plea from the Daily Kos

Some surprising sanity from one of the most insane places on the web. This could be a Nike ad, all it needs is a swoosh to go with the slogan. Joe Romm and Bill McKibben, this message is for you … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Grist perpetuates the tornado to climate change linkage myth

And of course they throw in all ‘extreme weather’ for good measure. But as they like to say, let’s ‘explode the myth’. From the Grist website, an intro to what they say is a ‘must see’ video, following McKibbens ‘must … Continue reading

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