Hump Day Hilarity – Game Show Climate

Political cartoonist Rick McKee of the Augusta Chronicle sees what you and I do – that any weather event can be pinned on climate change. The warm weather on the eastern half of the USA this winter has prompted  many climate alarmists blame it on global warming/climate change/climate disruption even though in 1955, a similarly…

Greenland retained 99.7% of its ice mass in 20th Century!!!

(Featured image borrowed from http://www.clipartbest.com)   Naturally, the Real Clear Science headline actually read… Greenland Lost 9 Trillion Tons of Ice in Century Which sounds even more serious than the original headline… Greenland has lost 9,000 billion tons of ice in a century One would think that the fact that 99.7% of Greenland’s ice sheet survived the…

Study: hyperbole is increasing in science

From the “everything is robust” department. We’ve long noted at WUWT that the word “robust” has seen a significant rise in usage in climate science papers, becoming a favorite word to use when statistical Spackle has been applied to climate data. Now there’s evidence from a new study suggesting that observation is spot-on. From Nature:…

The Silliest Post-COP21 Headline Ever?

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale It’s been a few weeks since the U.N.’s Paris Climate Conference (COP21) ended. Mainstream media from around the globe praised the impotent agreement, as though anyone expects political promises to be kept. The COP21 agreement reminded me of the proverb A promise is a comfort for a fool. Fantasy headlines…