Tag Archives: Michael Mann

A call to action – give #ClimateThanks

Another Internet campaign that could go horribly wrong… Tom Nelson advises me that the Yale Project on Climate Change Communications decided to prod readers into giving “Climate Thanks” this Thanksgiving on Twitter. A silly idea for sure, but certainly better … Continue reading

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Virginia is for warmers? Data says no.

A new tool for climate data visualization is showcased David Walton writes to tell us about a satirical piece by Mark Steyn – titled Virginia is for Warmers I was blessedly out of the country on Tuesday, so I’m belatedly catching up … Continue reading

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The big green machine: McAuliffe, Mann, and Megadollars

From the irascible Joe Romm at Climate Progress: But how did this happen? Follow the money. The Daily Caller has this story: Big ‘green’ dollars propel McAuliffe to victory Environmental activists poured millions of dollars into the Virginia gubernatorial campaign … Continue reading

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New paper shows Medieval Warm Period was global in scope

Andrew Revkin writes: Michael Mann can’t be happy about this work. Here’s a chat with two authors of an important new Science paper examining 10,000 years of layered fossil plankton in the western Pacific Ocean. The paper finds that several … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Lewandowsky study this phenomenon?

One of the favorite smears from Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky used to try to diminish the arguments of climate skeptics is to create dodgy psuedo-scientific psychological studies with a bent on trying to prove that skeptics are conspiracy theorists. Except for … Continue reading

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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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Dr. Michael Mann’s dishonest political messaging

When something is this ridiculous, all you can do is point and laugh. Michael Mann lends his image for political purposes in campaign video for called “Crusades Against Science 101″ with Professor Michael Mann”. Here’s the laughable imagery: The imagery … Continue reading

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Sticking it to the Mann

Global warming has stopped. Get over it.  A response to Michael Mann in the Richmond Times Dispatch By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The collapsed global warming scare certainly has some odd characters coming to its defense in this paper. Michael … Continue reading

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Mad Mann

From Dr. Michael Mann’s Twitter feed today: What is he mad about? Probably the same thing a bunch of the same people were mad about last year when I was interviewed on PBS. How DARE they let somebody who has … Continue reading

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Oh Mann! Climate baiter Mann claims he is a ‘baitee’

Oh, this is rich. via Junkscience.com, Mann claimed he was “baited” into filing a lawsuit. Satirical cartoon from Cartoonsbyjosh.com Michael Mann filed three briefs last week in the ongoing defamation lawsuit. In one he claims:

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Historic variations in temperature number Four-The Hockey stick

Guest essay by Tony Brown Section 1 Summary of a previous article; A short while ago I published an article on ‘Noticeable climate change’ during the past 500 years, based on historical observation and instrumental records. To understand the context … Continue reading

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Oh Mann! Paper demonstrates that tree-ring proxy temperature data is ‘seriously compromised’

Michael Mann won’t be happy about this. A new paper now in open review in the journal Climate of the Past suggests that “modern sample bias “has “seriously compromised” tree-ring temperature reconstructions, producing an “artificial positive signal [e.g. 'hockey stick'] … 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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Mann-Steyn lawsuit judge inverts the defendants actions, botches ruling

Last week there was lots of jubilation in the Mann-world PR headquarters because a judge had ruled that his defamation lawsuit could proceed. Except, there’s this inconvenient glitch. It seems that the judge got the actions of the two defendants … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick Makes Progress… by Hoping People Die

Post by Brandon Shollenberger Rhetoric in climate change debates has never been highbrow.  There’s lots of name calling, gotcha games and other petty behavior.  Still, there’s something about suggesting people you dislike should die that turns most people off.  That’s … 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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Watch Mann and Lewandowsky make fools of themselves live

The AGU Chapman gabfest is being streamed live. Up this AM, are two notable alarmists who will surely provide back to back entertainment. Times are U.S. Mountain. 10:05 a.m. — 10:25 a.m. Scientific Uncertainty in Public Discourse: The Case for … Continue reading

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Michael Mann – the ‘accidental’ warmist

With each passing day, Dr. Mann’s Q score becomes stranger and stranger. Mark Steyn (whom Dr. Mann is suing for libel) observes an emergent phenomenon – Mann’s accidental emergence into the public stage in a post facto sort of way. … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the week – with the physical signature of UHI staring them right in the face, Mann & Borenstein go with their ‘gut’ instincts

Some people wonder if Michael Mann is simply an activist masquerading as a scientist, this lends credence to that idea. I wonder if Dr. Mann has ever visited weather stations in China to understand what is going on there? I … Continue reading

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Michael Mann says climate models cannot explain the Medieval Warming Period – I say they can’t even explain the present

Ice core data shows CO2 levels changed less than 10 parts per million from 1600-1800 during the MWP. From the Hockey Schtick:  A new paper from Schurer et al (with Mann as co-author) finds that climate “models cannot explain the warm … Continue reading

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Mannian money madness

Tom Nelson writes: Bummer: If the Kochs are really spending $100 million annually on climate change denial (as Michael Mann claims), why is prominent skeptic JoNova forking over her own cash to replace her five-year-old computer?

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Hockey Bazinga

Jean S (writing at Climate Audit) spots the ultimate fib from Dr. Mann, and the placement of it could not be more hilarious.

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The Marcott gong show – before in the unquestioning press and after the blogosphere review as told by Ross McKitrick

Just last month, these were the claims: We’re screwed: 11,000 years’ worth of ­climate data prove it.  It’s among the most compelling bits of proof out there that human beings are behind global warming, and as such has become a … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Mann, Smooth Operator

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach People sometimes ask why I don’t publish in the so-called scientific journals. Here’s a little story about that. Back in 2004, Michael Mann wrote a mathematically naive piece about how to smooth the ends of … Continue reading

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A question for Dr. Michael Mann – Would a professional scientist behave this way?

Some days you have to wonder how supposedly rational and intelligent people who are considered professional scientists allow themselves to behave like this. From Dr. Mann’s Twitter feed: 

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The ScAm Gets Worse—An Open Letter To Bora Zivkovic

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Bora; I know, I know, like many people I didn’t think it was possible for Scientific American magazine to sink any lower. I loved Scientific American as a kid, the “Amateur Scientist” column was … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of One

Guest post by Brandon Shollenberger Words cannot describe the humor of Michael Mann’s latest post: As professional climate change deniers become increasingly irrelevant and desperate, so do their distraction and smear efforts. These are mostly just noise in the background … Continue reading

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Michael Mann’s new ‘trick’, pulled off at the American Geophysical Union Convention – exposed by McIntyre

Mike’s AGU Trick By Steve McIntyre There has been considerable recent discussion of the fact that observations have been running cooler than models – see, for example, Lucia’s discussion of IPCC AR5 SOD Figure 9.8 (see here). However, Michael Mann at … Continue reading

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Mann overboard! Pot, kettle, conspiracy edition

While dodging the issue of his own ten thousand dollar speaking fees this past week, Mike Mann thinks its all a big hugely funded conspiracy (like those WUWT calendar sales). From a hilarious interview at The Independent: A climate scientist … Continue reading

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Spiegel’s stunning 8 part series – Climate Catastrophe: A Superstorm for Global Warming Research

If you have not read this yet, now is the time. Given what president Obama recently said about skeptics in his inauguration address, I thought this 2010 article would be worth revisiting. In Germany, there’s a revolution going on. That … Continue reading

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Michael Mann gets SLAPPed

UPDATE: It is revealed that Mann gets $10,000 speakers fees, but he’s worried about some calendars I made.  See below. From the “we are still laughing at him” department, comes this news via LeClair Ryan who writes: ============================================================= As I … Continue reading

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Notes on calendars, travel, and two important upcoming stories

CALENDARS: First, I want to thank everyone who ordered the 2013 Josh Skeptic Calendar. I especially want to thank Dr. Michael Mann, whose hilarious conspiracy theory outburst sold more calendars than Josh or I ever could have hoped to. Like … Continue reading

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Too Funny! I send Michael Mann a free WUWT calendar as a Christmas gift, and he goes full conspiracy theory

Some days, you just have to laugh. As WUWT readers know, we’ve had the Josh 2013 Skeptic Calendar done independently in the UK via Bishop Hill, and of course we gauged interest here at WUWT. Josh sent over the artwork … Continue reading

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The roadmap less traveled

Guest post by Chris Horner Information continues to flow in the struggle to bail out the Hockey Team, piecing together the relevant “context” to ClimateGate. This pursuit is of critical importance to the Team, and “the cause”, given the solemn … Continue reading

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Notes From Skull Island – why climate skeptics aren’t ‘well funded and well organized’

If our side were well funded and well organized, as warmists charge, it would have the following 22 characteristics–which it doesn’t. Guest post by Roger Knights Along with falsely claiming to be a Nobel Prize Recipient, climate “hockey stick’ promoter … Continue reading

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