Tag Archives: Wikipedia

Article: ‘Wikipedia is worthless and damaging’

You only need to read a few climate entries on Wikipedia to know this Spiked Online article rings true We have watched how people like Wikipedia climate fiddler William Connolley rides shotgun on just about any climate related article on … Continue reading

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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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Connolley’s Wiki-wars get a science study

As we have known for some time, global warming zealot and green party member William F. Connolley edited 5428 Wikipedia articles, mostly about climate. It seems some researchers have taken notice of this and other topics that are ruled by … Continue reading

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Wikipedia climate fiddler William Connolley is in the news again

Apparently Mr. Connolley has edited 5428 Wikipedia articles, most about climate. Die Kalte Sonne: Unbelievable but true: The Wikipedia umpire on Climate Change was a member of the UK Green Party and openly sympathized with the views of the controversial … Continue reading

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Why I no longer subscribe to Popular Science

I actually stopped subscribing some time ago, but this would be enough to justify it all over again. Over at the magazine Popular Science, they’ve taken to shaming volunteers on Wikipedia if they don’t “toe the line” on climate change. … Continue reading

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Death by Stoat

Elevated from a comment by Tom Rude. Chronicle of an announced death, Wikipedia style. I had not posted on this road movie for a while but the occasion is too good to resist. In the Wikipedia world there are crimes … Continue reading

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Wikipedia FAIL – names Romney 45th U.S. President

One of the great things about Wikipedia is that anybody can edit articles. One of the bad things about Wikipedia is that anybody can edit articles. Controversial subjects tend to attract malicious edits, such as the sort of thing we’ve … Continue reading

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I’ve been Mannhandled

We love you too Mikey. At least we know he reads WUWT. Get a load of this response to the above:

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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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Saturday Silliness – Josh’s wind energy fact sheet – global wind power ‘to the nearest whole number’

Hi all! Following this week’s Twitter exchange between Matt Ridley and Mark Lynas I thought a helpful fact sheet about Wind Energy would be useful. People can print it out, send to their relatives, MPs, Senators etc etc. Thanks! Josh

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We now return you to our regularly scheduled programming

Thanks to all who supported the SOPA/PIPA blackout which was the main page of WUWT for 24 hours. The thread is here, should you wish to comment further. It appears to have been a success, as many dropped support. A … Continue reading

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Phil Jones demonstrates that math is hard

Sure, we’ve all made some doozies (me included) but you have to admit this exchange between top climate scientists Tom Wigley and Phil Jones is downright hilarious. No wonder he has trouble with Excel. Tom Nelson nails the decadal scale … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Wikipedia

UPDATE: The error has now been completely eliminated from the article. Details below. Guest post by James Padgett As many readers are aware, the culture surrounding the climate change topic area of Wikipedia has been a microcosm of climate science … Continue reading

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Higgs Boson announcement expected from CERN today

UPDATE 5:57 AM The live webcast from CERN is overloaded but it appears that uncertainty still exists about the HB, they may have glimpsed its signal around 126 GeV – see below – Anthony “The God Particle” may have been … Continue reading

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Times Atlas Greenland ice fubar: Death by Wikipedia?

UPDATE: The publisher of the Atlas has issued a clarification and apology: The Times Atlas is renowned for its authority and we do our utmost to maintain that reputation. In compiling the content of the atlas, we consult experts in … Continue reading

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