Tag Archives: Watts Up With That?

The WUWT year end report

This report, prepared by the people that run wordpress.com where WUWT is hosted, gives insight into how we did this past year and which of our commenters were the most prolific  I’ve made it fully public for my readers to … 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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A hilarious view of Climategate I’ve never read before

Scientific understanding and faith simultaneously on display:  ‘For climatologists, the search for an irrefutable “sign” of anthropogenic warming has assumed an almost Biblical intensity.’ – Fred Pearce, New Scientist, October 1996 This being near Climategate time, it is worth reflecting … Continue reading

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The 97% consensus myth – busted by a real survey

We’ve all been subjected to the incessant “97% of scientists agree …global warming…blah blah” meme, which is nothing more than another statistical fabrication by John Cook and his collection of “anything for the cause” zealots. As has been previously pointed … Continue reading

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A note on my cyber attack and communications

For those of you trying to submit stories and/or contact me via WUWT, that won’t be possible for a couple of days via normal methods. My office experienced a cyber attack/hacking today. WUWT is hosted on wordpress.com, and not served … Continue reading

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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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Gore: by his numbers, ye shall know him

I predicted this in the essay Oh yeah, I forgot. This is on. Yesterday I got this fantabulous self congratulatory email from Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project: Note the link to the recording in green at the bottom. That is … Continue reading

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The other divergence problem – climate communications

I regularly get angry emails from people who are convinced that I’m single-handedly destroying the world with my opinion which is supposedly funded by “big oil” and the Koch brothers. Of course, having nothing else, that’s all part of the … Continue reading

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The bottom falls out of major US newspaper coverage of climate

From Dr. Roger Pielke Jr’s Twitter feed: From @boykoff -& @cu_cstpr ->Bottom falls out of US newspaper coverage of climate to lowest levels since 2004: sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/media_coverage…— Roger Pielke Jr. (@RogerPielkeJr) September 04, 2013 One graph says it all, especially after … Continue reading

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Announcement: WUWT success earns an invitation to “Enterprise”

You are probably aware of the ongoing improvements to WUWT I’ve made. They seem to be paying off. Lately, things have been looking up for WUWT: Source: http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/wattsupwiththat.com#trafficstats WUWT has been in the top 5 on wordpress.com lately, and recently … Continue reading

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Why we do what we do – ‘It changes people.’

Jonathan Abbot writes in comments on 2013/07/23 at 12:59 pm My 10 year old daughter just read an article in National Geographic Kids about global warming. ‘The world is getting warmer, daddy! See?’ She wouldn’t believe me when I said … Continue reading

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“Watching the Deniers” makes hilarious goof while accusing WUWT of “doctoring” NSIDC images

UPDATE: Mr. Marriott, perhaps fearful of legal action due to his own stupidity on the matter, has dropped the claim of “doctoring” and has also changed the title to remove the “dishonest” claim. Rather than admit he was wrong and … Continue reading

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Comparing Climate Models – Part Two

Guest Essay by Geoffrey H Sherrington See Part One of June 20th at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/06/20/comparing-climate-models-part-one/ In Part One, there was a challenge to find missing values for a graph that vaguely resembled the spaghetti graph of comparisons of GCMs. Here is … Continue reading

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WUWT: 150 million hits and counting

WUWT recently passed the 150 million counter mark as seen of the right sidebar. By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The world’s most viewed site on global warming goes from strength to strength, and its audience grows with it. Let me … Continue reading

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The MAD MEN of Climate-Change Alarmism

Readers may recall that I and some other climate skeptics were portrayed in a parody of AMC’s “MAD MEN” last week by activist artist Steve Brodner, who apparently can’t handle comments about his artwork on his blog, since he didn’t … Continue reading

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The Met Office responds to Doug Keenan’s statistical significance issue

Bishop Hill reports that Doug Keenan’s article about statistical significance in the temperature records seems to have had a response from the Met Office. WUWT readers may recall our story here: Uh oh, the Met Office has set the cat … Continue reading

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Everything in Moderation

It has taken Anthony a lot of hard work to make WUWT the success it is, and success comes at a price, which in blogging terms means even more hard work. The recent changes at WUWT are intended to lessen … Continue reading

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Some big changes coming to WUWT in the near future

You may have already noticed that commenting is faster. That’s because whitelisting is now enabled. Of course the usual banned words and blacklisted commenter memes will go straight to the nether regions as before. Some comments that are questionable, and … Continue reading

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WUWT milestone – 1 million comments

At about 4:26PM PST, moderator Dave Stealey approved sent me notice (on my cellphone) of our 1 millionth comment on WUWT. Who was it? See the screencap.

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Pending WUWT milestone – closing in on 1 million comments

Who will be the lucky winner? This screenshot from my WordPress control panel shows we are closing in on comment number 1 million.  We’ll reach that is a few days. This is a testament to our volunteer moderation team.

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Unprecedented: Climate takes an entire category in the 2013 Bloggies Awards – time to place your votes

WUWT nominated in two categories. The competition this year is more skeptical than ever! This year, the choices are tougher, since there are so many favorites. Last year I thought it was tough because they threw big names in websites … Continue reading

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Bob Tisdale shows how ‘Forecast the Facts” Brad Johnson (and now Dr. Heidi Cullen) are fecklessly factless about ocean warming and the blizzard

UPDATE2: Gosh. Shouldn’t Dr. Cullen know more than McKibben and Brad Johnson?!  (h/t to Marc Morano) – Anthony Here’s the SST anomaly map she cites as proof in her post about the issue at Climate Central. Note that actual temperatures … Continue reading

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Eurekalert’s lack of press release standards – a systemic problem with science and the media

I noted a link to WUWT in this NYT essay by Andrew Revkin titled: When Publicity Precedes Peer Review in Climate Science (Part One). I liked Andy’s bit of artwork to go with it, seen at right below. I was … Continue reading

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Josh on Rose and the Met Office

For some references, see below the cartoon… 

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Nominations are open for the 2013 weblog awards

It is that time again, and after winning this two years in a row, can WUWT make it to “Hall of Fame” status by winning it a third year? Hard to say, but if we do, that will put us … Continue reading

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WUWT year in review – 2012

WordPress.com  generated this report for me automatically for viewing on my dashboard – I’m sharing it because you the readers deserve credit. Crunchy numbers 8 million people saw The Hobbit on its opening weekend. This blog was viewed about 36,000,000 … Continue reading

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WUWT spawns a free to read climate sci-fi novel

People send me stuff. This time is a novel about climate change. – Anthony CAGW as self-organising narrative, referencing previous posts on fiction, and offering a free downloadable novelette By Andy West I’m a long-term WUWT reader, but extremely rare … Continue reading

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Al Gore’s ‘Reality Drop’ is a bomb – so let’s give him a ‘hockey stick’

UPDATE: Hockey stick achieved, see below. Guess what? WUWT readers make up the majority of viewers of this farce video. Mostly curiosity I suppose. Watch the video, then see the numbers below. Yesterday, Tom Nelson asked this question, and it … Continue reading

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More WUWT.TV: Interview and presentation with Dr. Sebastian Lüning

From our WUWT.TV 24 hour broadcast answer to Al Gore’s dirty weather on November 14-15, 2012. Dr. Sebastian Lüning of Dr. Franz Vahrenholt are co-authors of the book “Die Kalt Sonne” which we previously reviewed here and here on WUWT. … Continue reading

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Frontline responds to complaints about Oct 23 “Climate of Doubt”: Here, the Rebuttal to Frontline that PBS Ombudsman Won’t Put Online

Note: I’m late getting this up, mainly due to most of Russel Cook’s emails at attachments going into the spam bin, then there was the last week when I just didn’t have any time beyond getting WUWT-TV on the air. … Continue reading

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Weekend open thread – Attack of the Gorebots

I’m a little bit toasted from the effort to get WUWT-TV online, so I’m taking a rest. I did note with some humor though this gloating missive from Dana “scooter” Nuccitelli over at “Open Mind” about Gore’s event: See Dana, … Continue reading

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Thank you for watching WUWT-TV

Hello Everyone, I wish to offer my sincere thanks for your assistance and willingness for the help and ideas in putting together a presentation and appear on the WUWT-TV event. Much of this came from reader’s ideas and insight. We … Continue reading

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WUWT-TV’s answer to Al Gore’s ‘Dirty Weather Report’ is ON THE AIR

Welcome, for the next 24 hours, WUWT will be bringing you the counterpoint to Al Gore’s claim that “dirty energy=dirty weather” which you can watch over here. To watch WUWT-TV live see below:

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In the hot seat at WUWT-TV

Commenter John Whitman visited me yesterday to help with some portion of the content and suggested that I needed to record this for posterity citing it as “historic”. I don’t know about that, but it does show the David-Golaith nature … Continue reading

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Counter programming to Al Gore’s ‘Dirty Weather Report’ will be on WUWT-TV Live starting Wednesday Nov. 14 at 8PM EST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/13/2012 Click image for the test feed. UPDATE: Al Gore will be on Reddit answering questions Thursday, be sure to ask him if he knows about WUWT-TV, and why he hasn’t taken down the faked Climate 101 … Continue reading

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