"A Lighter Shade of Gray"

Bill Gray at the ICCC9 conference at Las Vegas in 2014. In WUWT’s announcement of the passing of Dr. Gray, Phil Klotzbach commented that he and a colleague were writing a post with their reminiscences of their times with Dr. Gray.  Phil and Brian McNoldy have posted it now, see it at the Capital Weather…

Friday Funny: Earth Day Hate Mail

Letters, I get letters, and even though the WUWT contact page says clearly: Contacts made under this form (especially hate mail and threats) are considered to be fair game for publishing, just like the “submit story” form. Some people just can’t help themselves. For example, today the story Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly by Andrew Follett…

Seven Earth Day predictions that failed spectacularly

Never Trust The Doom-Mongers: Earth Day Predictions That Were All Wrong The Daily Caller, 22 April 2016 Andrew Follett Environmentalists truly believed and predicted that the planet was doomed during the first Earth Day in 1970, unless drastic actions were taken to save it. Humanity never quite got around to that drastic action, but environmentalists…

Friday funny – Subsidy Sam in the news!

Josh writes:’Subsidy Sam’ is a children’s story written by Lyndsey Ward to counter the shameless pro-wind propaganda allowed in schools. Lyndsey asked me to help out with a cartoon and I was only too happy to oblige. Today ‘Subsidy Sam’ made it into The Press and Journal, a Scottish newspaper – see below. You can read…

Reax: Obama to sign Paris accord today, Earth Day

From a press release: Heartland Institute Experts React to President Obama’s Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day President Barack Obama plans to sign the controversial Paris climate agreement today, Earth Day. The nonbinding agreement was drawn up and approved by 196 countries at the U.N. Conference of the Parties (COP-21) climate conference,…

Splitting degrees to say a half of degree warming matters

From EGU 1.5 C vs 2 C global warming: New study shows why half a degree matters European researchers have found substantially different climate change impacts for a global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C by 2100, the two temperature limits included in the Paris climate agreement. The additional 0.5°C would mean a 10-cm-higher global sea-level…