How not to ride a climate camel

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In response to an earlier posting showing a picture of me with a camel, George E. Smith asked “Where did you get yourself the horse…

Mann, it's hairy in the climate wars

Sometimes, you just have to laugh. Doing a Google search for Michael E. Mann to find his CV to respond to this comment, I came across this odd presentation from…

In House testimony, Botkin dismantles the IPCC 2014 report

Policycritic writes: You need to read this, Anthony. He dismantles the IPCC 2014 report for Congress. Botkin’s bio: “Daniel B. Botkin, a world-renowned ecologist, is Professor (Emeritus), Department of Ecology,…

Who will rid us of this totalitarian Prince?

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The Prince of Wales, in aiming to be the end of democracy, may yet be the end of the monarchy. Notwithstanding that Europe’s most climate-skeptical…

Large Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia – This year's excuse for 'the pause'?

Eric Worrall writes: The volcano Mount Sangeang Api in the Lesser Sunda Islands has just erupted, sending a huge ash cloud 12 miles into the air. Wikipedia describes Sangeang Api…

The myth of the 97% climate change consensus

What is the origin of the false belief – constantly repeated by President Obama, the media and others – that almost all scientists agree about global warming? Claims continue to…

Ross McKitrick's presentation to FOS

The Friends of Science 11th annual luncheon was on May 13, 2014, featuring Dr. Ross McKitrick, at the Metropolitan Conference Centre, Calgary, Alberta. In it he says: “Climate models appear…

Pointman's: The scorning of William Connolley

Pointman writes: I think we’ve all had that pleasant surprise when something totally unexpected just drops out of the sky and into your lap. That happened to me last weekend when…

Friday Funny: New drought trigger postulated for CSIRO to study

Who knew the reason for drought could be so simple? Forget complex modeling, Palmer indices, and rainfall projections, the reason for drought (at least in Australia) is dirt simple. Time…

The White House gets a case of Mann-Tijander syndrome

WUWT readers may recall: Upside-Side Down Mann and the “peerreviewedliterature” at Climate Audit. Steve McIntyre wrote then: “…there isn’t a shred of doubt that Mann et al 2008 used these proxies…

Balmer pays 2 billion dollars for Los Angeles Clippers…

…meanwhile, back at Staples Center, home of the Clippers:

Oh, joy, climate waste on the local level now

From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Global survey: Climate change now a mainstream part of city planning CAMBRIDGE, MA — An increasing number of cities around the world now include…

Has David Attenborough Become A Propaganda Mouthpiece Promoting Climate Fear?

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University. David Attenborough was my favorite wildlife cinematographer and each year I fed my students numerous…

Citizen astronomers and engineers get control of an old satellite from 1978

Success! We Are Now In Command of the ISEE-3 Spacecraft Thanks to the many WUWT readers that contributed to make this a success! These guys didn’t disappoint. They pulled it…

Glacial Inception: the climatic 'madhouse'

Guest essay by William McClenney Abstract: I used to think there was only one known substitute for intelligence – stupidity. I have since realized that I left out evil (see…

Then, they came for the airplanes…

From the American Chemical Society: Heavy airplane traffic potentially a major contributor to pollution in Los Angeles Congested freeways crawling with cars and trucks are notorious for causing smog in…

Oops! 'Dieselification' of London due to CO2 regulations have increased actual air pollution

London’s Dirty Secret: Pollution Worse Than Beijing’s Reader Drew H. submits this story. It’s the law of unintended consequences at work. European Union efforts to fight climate change favored diesel…

SkepticalScience Needs to Update their Escalator

The SkepticalScience animation The Escalator has been around for a couple of years, and it has appeared in dozens of their posts and in blog posts by other carbon dioxide-obsessed…

Somehow, I don't think he'll make it past the nomination stage

NZ’s Climate Change Ministry scores spectacular own goal – praises well-known sceptic New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment has sent a letter of praise to the author of two bestselling…

IPCC findings dispute ABC, CBS, NBC and BBC alarmist and flawed Antarctica sea level rise claims

Guest essay by Larry Hamlin IPCC report shows Antarctica has “negative contribution to sea level” over the 21st century The recent ridiculous and scientifically flawed media claims of large Antarctica…

Newest target of copper thieves: wind turbines

From France24: A sophisticated network of metal thieves has targeted some 20 French wind turbines in a new looting trend, scaling the near 40-metre-high structures and stealing up to one…

2014 Arctic Sea Ice Forecasting Contest

This announcement will be followed by the actual voting contest at WUWT this coming weekend – Anthony First Call for Sea Ice Outlook Contributions June Report (Based on May data)…

Climate Craziness of the Week: Another one for the list* Global Warming Makes Couples Cheat

From the Al Gore Sex Poodle Institute and the “almost too stupid to print” department comes this: New report blames global warming for rising rates of infidelity Victoria Milan, a…

Hump Day Hilarity – John Oliver's Twist on Climate

Josh writes: There have been a few tweets about this guy, John Oliver. He got Bill Nye to come on his show to debate a skeptic but then said he…