Tag Archives: Christmas

Newsbytes: Ship Of Fools Rescued At Last

 An Icy Blast Of Scepticism Greets Climate Expedition Rescuers in Antarctica have safely transferred all 52 passengers stranded on the ice-bound research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy. The Shokalskiy has been trapped since Christmas Eve. Its 22 crew are expected to remain … Continue reading

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So much sea ice in Antarctica that a research vessel gets stuck, in summer!

For the latest, see this new story. and this opinion piece on why this is a fiasco UPDATE: Turns out this “research” vessel was mostly a taxpayer funded junket for getting video stories to BBC in the UK and ABC … Continue reading

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‘Twas the nightmare before Christmas

By Joe Bastardi ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the news, There were reports of record cold, so many were confused. Told global warming is why we should care, And that the point of no return would soon … Continue reading

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Making Spirits Bright: A Christmas Announcement

Guest Post by Ross McKitrick Hello WUWT’ers: Anthony has kindly given me a bit of real estate on his website to tell you about a Christmas-themed project I am involved in. Cheerfully it has nothing at all to do with … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2012 – A dissent and poll

Every year at Christmas, many newspapers reprint “Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus“, this excellent essay by Ross McKittrick should be repeated on every blog on every observance of Earth Hour. Copy, paste, and share it widely. A poll … Continue reading

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Be careful today and tonight, billions may die

UPDATE: January 1st, 2012 – still here, no reports of mass deaths at the last minute. – Anthony Global warming may go on a last minute rampage. Maybe best to just stay at home and lock your doors, bar your … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – open thread

Above: Christmas trees in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres As of this post, I’m offline until late Monday PST. Moderators, don’t be shy about taking time off too.

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Great Circle Route over the pole cleared for Branson’s Virgin Air

This will shave six hours off a flight from London to Fiji, which had to either stop in Los Angeles or Seoul en-route. There’s a good side and a bad side to this. The good side: Thousands, perhaps hundreds of … Continue reading

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Greg Laden caves – makes nice with Tallbloke

Tom Nelson points out that Laden seems to have caved to impending legal action. His essay now is a world apart from the angry and accusatory rhetoric of a few days ago. I think maybe Laden and the owners of … Continue reading

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12 days of Christmas Climategate

WUWT reader “roh” writes: Well its the time of the year for celebration, joy, and festive mood. Climatology is no different too. Well enjoy 12 days of Climategate. On the first day of Climategate, The UN sent to me, A … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Canada to pull out of Kyoto Protocol

CTVNews.ca Staff Date: Sun. Nov. 27 2011 10:08 PM ET Canada will announce next month that it will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, CTV News has learned.

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Kenneth Trenberth on Nobel and religion at Christmas

0462.txt (h/t to Rog Tallbloke) date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 08:58:09 -0700 from: Kevin Trenberth subject: The first Nobel and other Christmas greetings to: IPCC-group Seasons greetings to you all, my fellow Nobel Laureates (even if we did not get … Continue reading

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First white Christmas in Atlanta since 1882, NCDC gets new snow record in their own backyard

Apologies to my readers and my family, I made the mistake of watching TV today. So I had to report on this rare weather event. Here’s what the National Weather Service serving Atlanta says about it:

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Friday Holiday Funny

Josh from Cartoons by Josh offers this cheerful holiday message…

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A reply to Senator Menendez from Santa

People send me stuff. I’m on all sorts of mailing lists, and ever since WUWT started the Sea Ice Page, I’ve been on the Santa’s workshop mailing list. Believe me, it’s as much a surprise to me as it is … Continue reading

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Skeptical Stocking Stuffers

Yesterday on the Friday Funny – the new and improved 4 legged AGW table thread, there was quite a bit of interest in getting T-Shirts of Josh’s latest CAGW cartoon, the “No Shoogle 4 legged CAGW Table” (shoogly means wobbly in … Continue reading

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Don’t send Coal for Christmas, send Carbon Credits!

Got a person on your christmas list that is fully deserving but can’t find that lump of coal at K-Mart at the last minute? Thanks to the good folks at Free Carbon Offsets, you too can join the ranks of … Continue reading

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