The WUWT Hot Sheet for Thursday August 1st, 2013

Joe Romm’s Center for American Progress, Sierra Club, others received money from foreign dark money Sea Change Foundation A major left-wing foundation has received tens of millions of dollars from a shadowy Bermudan company with ties to wealthy American hedge fund managers and distributed those funds to prominent liberal nonprofit groups. A sizable portion of…

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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 in flames. Given how hot July was in the USA, setting a new record high…

Climate Progress disappears their own climate ugliness

UPDATE: They apparently had second thoughts. see below. When the Heartland billboard fiasco came about last week, I pointed to this as a previous example of how both sides have made missteps. Heartland blundered with the unabomber billboard, was summarily denounced by both sides and pulled it within 24 hours. My reader poll conducted about…

Facts about the “Forecast the Facts” campaign – they’re just another paid mouthpiece of the Center for American Progress

I’ve talked about the slimy “Forecast the Facts” campaign before, where they are attempting to label your local TV weatherperson/meteorologist as a “denier” and pressure TV station management into making that person “toe the line” by having a bunch of fake form letters sent by “local viewers”.  It is simply paid astroturfing. For example, look…

Enron Romm

Most WUWT readers know Joltin Joe Romm by his trademark over the top rhetoric and his outright hatred of skeptics on parade every day at his Center for American Progress blog. Most of us have learned to ignore it, because he’s simply pushing a company brand. That said, Master Resource has this interesting story today;…