Merry Christmas – open thread

Above: Christmas trees in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres As of this post, I’m offline until late Monday PST. Moderators, don’t be shy about taking time off too.

Mann hockey stick co-author Bradley: "it may be that Mann et al simply don't have the long-term trend right"

Tom Nelson spots a gem in the Climategate 2 emails: Hockey stick co-author Ray Bradley: “it may be that Mann et al simply don’t have the long-term trend right”; “I…