Tag Archives: Twitter

The bogosity of Winter Storm Bodil

There’s so much desperation to tie extreme weather to climate change these days, that some people have taken to photoshopping faked images to make the point. In case you didn’t catch that, it’s a double entendre. Observe. Sadly, even the … Continue reading

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Filter bubbles and the climate wars

I try to read opposing views often, as that pretty much fits my job description for running WUWT, but not everyone does this. Some people are so steeped in tribalism that they won’t even venture outside of their comfort zone … Continue reading

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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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More hype on Typhoon Haiyan – this time from Supermandia and Masters of Disaster

Scott Mandia aka Supermandia crows in his Twitter feed this AM: The graph from Weather Underground’s Masters of Disaster, Dr. Jeff Masters, follows. But there’s only one problem – one very important storm is missing from the list.

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WUWT: The newest entry on climate social media leaderboard

Welcome @wattsupwiththat: Straight in at #29 on @SustMeme Climate Change & Energy Top 500, with @solarcentury leaderboarded.com/release/107900— SustMeme Top 500 (@SustMemeTop500) October 29, 2013 The encouraging news is that WUWT is beating Andy Revkin’s “Dot Earth”, Climate Central, and “any … Continue reading

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Hump Day Hilarity: tales from the ret_ward

Fun and games on Twitter from the Grantham Institute’s Bob Ward: That was at 12:41 AM – 24 Jul 13. Good thing that just over five hours later he recognized this is the wrong thing to do because it causes … 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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Peter H. Gleick, ‘genius’

In a hilarious claim, Gleick proves once again his genius label is eclipsed by his own dogma. A couple of days ago I got pulled into the Twitter feed of Dr. Peter Gleick, we’ll get to that shortly. You know … Continue reading

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Live feed for Obama’s ‘Climate Speech’ today at 1:55PM EDT

Due to other obligations, I won’t be able to watch, (see the live feed link below) but I hope that WUWT readers will watch (if you can stomach it) and make notes in comments below to see where it deviates … Continue reading

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The rise of the peccatogenesists

An interesting new word came up this week on Twitter thanks to Hillary Rosner. It would seem to be a derivative of the word pecadillo: I think this is the perfect word to describe many of the disingenuous activists like … Continue reading

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The tolerant left: these are not the questions we are looking for

In this priceless yet disturbing Twitter exchange with American Meteorological Society president Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Bishop Hill points out another case of Mann Overboard! It started out innocently enough: Twitter / DrShepherd2013 [Shepherd] learned n strange emails/blogs some disagree with … Continue reading

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A frank admission about the state of modeling by Dr. Gavin Schmidt

This is something I never expected to see in print. Climate modeler Dr. Gavin Schmidt of NASA GISS comments on the failure of models to match real world observations.

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The 97% consensus – a lie of epic proportions

To John Cook – it isn’t ‘hate’, it’s pity, – pity for having such a weak argument you are forced to fabricate conclusions of epic proportions Proving that crap can flow uphill, yesterday, John Cook got what one could consider … Continue reading

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NASA’s Gavin Schmidt @ClimateOfGavin goes full emotional – rorts himself with an unsupportable claim, Gleick plays ‘me too’

Tom Nelson writes: The end days of the climate hoax are upon us: Award-winning climate communicator Gavin Schmidt calls distinguished Princeton physicist Dr. William Happer and NASA moonwalker Harrison Schmitt “idiots”. Unfortunately, Gavin forgot to check the data first. But … Continue reading

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I get the heave-ho from Hayhoe

Some climate scientists we know sure are notoriously thin skinned, as an illustration of this, today I got blocked by Dr. Katherine Hayhoe on Twitter after making my one and only Twitter comment to her. See below. Here’s the comment … Continue reading

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Masters, McKibben, and droughting Thomases

Every once in awhile you see something in the “it’s worse than we thought” meme that deserves some clarification for those that want to look at all the data, rather than those who want to push gloom and doom. A … Continue reading

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Tuesday Twitter titter

Note to Dr. Michael Mann: sarcasm only works when your don’t become the butt of the joke. Seen on Mann’s Twitter feed today with ALL CAPS for loud effect.

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Roger Pielke Sr. enters Twitland

I figure I’ll help him out by announcing this for him to get him some followers, he has 13 as of this writing.

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Peter Gleick makes a complete fool of himself…again

Whoo boy. Maybe he just better stick to bottled water ranting, because he’s now 0-2 for climate and political commentary. Cue the America’s Dumbest Criminals theme intro. Here’s the tweet the link to the image (image link – which he … 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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Alarmist fact checking – street lights don’t melt at 115°F

Tom Nelson posts this hilarious rush to connect a hot day to CO2 induced heat. Oops: Before learning the real cause (dumpster fire), lots of alarmists rush to blame carbon dioxide for a couple of melted streetlights UPDATE: Photo of … Continue reading

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Paging AP’s Seth Borenstein – Hey Seth, where’s the beef?

I sent some notes via Twitter yesterday and today to veterinarian turned NASA science writer Maria-Jose Vinas (who wrote yesterday’s self contradicting piece from NASA on Greenland) and AP’s Seth Borenstein about his article proclaiming the “sudden massive melt” in Greenland, … Continue reading

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UVa board meeting ends in heckling

Readers may recall my earlier report on the strange weekend ouster of UVa president Teresa Sullivan last week where I suggested there might be a Michael Mann connection because supposedly he was offered the Kington chair, and the fellow whose … Continue reading

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The Neo Paleo Twitter war of Mann -vs- D’Arrigo

It seems that Columbia’s Rosanne D’Arrigo thinks Mann’s tree ring study isn’t representative proxies for volcanic eruptions, nor good for dendrochronology, though Mike Mann seems to think so. This Twitter interchange via Alexandra Witze from the AGU Chapman Conference on … Continue reading

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A Mann walks into a bar…

…and retweets from his phone: Twitter / caerbannog666: CRU now uses NMS homogeniz [Retweeted by Michael Mann] CRU now uses NMS homogenized data. Want NMS raw data? Ask NMS’s for it. WUWT’ers too dumb to figure that out. http://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/06/01/phi …

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Booker mentions Mann – Mann has a Twitter tantrum

Telegraph columnist Christopher Booker has taken note of the Shakun et al takedowns here here here here here here and here at WUWT, linking it in with Michael Mann’s earlier proxy publications. (h/t to EU Referendum and REP) Mann as usual, was not … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, media, Michael E. Mann, Satire | Tagged , , , , | 139 Comments

There’s no frying in baseball*

People send me stuff. Today I learned via Twitter from baseball great Jose Canseco that Al Gore is dead. And here I thought it was just Futurama that thought this: Jose doesn’t stop there, nooooo, he adds that if we … Continue reading

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A Mann and his throne

Josh of Cartoons by Josh wrote to me via email today of his latest cartoon about Mike Mann’s book. He writes: With Mike Mann’s book still getting good coverage in various corners of the media I felt another cartoon was … Continue reading

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The tweet end view of Durban

 Some Twitter reports from Durban Twitter / @john_vidal: how many countries will he … how many countries will head home so they dont have to be seen rejecting #cop17 Durban deaL? Twitter / @JonathanWootlif: I just saw EU #cop17 #clim … Continue reading

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Mann joins the Twitterati

Oh boy, another Mann channel!

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Just in time for the Gore-a-thon, Facebook shuts down a significant portion of email story alerts

Perhaps Facebook was concerned that Al Gore was convincing thousands of unsuspecting dupes to hand over their Facebook account control, which would mean “post at will” on thousands of user accounts, resulting in millions of SPAM messages being send out … Continue reading

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New commenting features on WUWT

NOTE TO READERS: I have no control over this, wordpress.com implemented it across the board. My advice until they fix it is to make sure you are running a modern updated browser, Such as Firefox. – Anthony from the wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Listen up, “deniers”! Your Internet use is destroying the planet

Personally, I’ve always thought that the key to an advanced and open society was freedom of information. Apparently too much freedom for certain labeled groups of people is going to destroy the planet. Gosh. Australian media really has gone off … Continue reading

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Twittering Heights and Knife Fights

One of the bloggers over at ScienceBlogs, this happy looking guy at left, seems to have a real problem with people (me) interpreting Twitter feeds in ways that perhaps the originators didn’t intend (or like). I don’t follow Twitter feeds, … Continue reading

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NCDC’s Dr. Thomas Peterson: “It’s a knife fight”

This is a row screencap from this Twitter page: http://twitter.com/scio11 It comes from the January 13-16th, 2011 Science Online conference held in the Research Triangle Park in Durham. Details at these URL’s http://scienceonline2011.com/ http://scio11.wikispaces.com/ You can also follow us on … Continue reading

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