Lord’s O’ Leapin! Congratulations to Matt Ridley

Prominent Climate Skeptic Dr. Matt Ridley Elected To The House Of Lords Viscount Ridley has been elected as a Conservative hereditary Peer in the recent by-election to fill the vacancy after Earl Ferrers’ death in November 2012. Image: House of Lords 2013/Photography Roger Harris  

Don’t mock the Monck

Apparently, Monckton is a member of the House of Lords, according to constitutional lawyer in England. I don’t have a dog in this fight, I’m just in it for the popcorn sales. That said, here’s the plot summary. A lot of the alarmist side of blogosphere (especially John Cook at SkS and Tim Lambert at…