Merry Christmas Everyone!

I’ve been able to take some much needed time-off, thanks to Charles Rotter aka “Charles the Moderator”, but I wanted to say how much I appreciate this opportunity to reach around the world with our message, and to touch lives. I’ve been given a great gift.

I also wish to thank Kip Hansen, who was instrumental in me getting back on my feet by helping my employees recover after the devastating #campfire. I very nearly lost my business due to the fallout. Thanks to everyone who helped. The situation is slowly turning around now, and I have hope.

In 2019, there are going to be some changes, good changes (though some may not see it that way) and I hope to rejoin daily operations. Look for some announcements soon.

In the mean time, I appreciate you all; the readers, the moderators, the guest contributors, and even my detractors, because you fuel my fire. I wish you all a Merry Christmas, wherever you are, and a happy and prosperous new year in 2019.- Anthony

h/t to Raphael Telis for the graphic

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December 25, 2018 6:56 am


John F. Hultquist
Reply to  Charles Rotter
December 25, 2018 12:33 pm

And to you too, Charles.

David Yaussy
Reply to  Charles Rotter
December 26, 2018 6:38 am

Thanks, Charles for keeping this important site going.

Garland Lowe
December 25, 2018 7:00 am

Merry Christmas, Thanks

December 25, 2018 7:01 am

Best wishes and thanks Anthony and Charles.
= from Allan in Calgary.

December 25, 2018 7:01 am

Give Christmas that special glow this year.

Tasfay Martinov
December 25, 2018 7:01 am

Welcome back Anthony and Happy Christmas!

December 25, 2018 7:05 am

Even better, the kids will be the Christmas Lights…

Henning Nielsen
Reply to  Mat
December 25, 2018 9:55 am

Something for the 10:10 producers to consider?

Gary Grubbs
December 25, 2018 7:07 am

Merry Christmas

John W. Garrett
December 25, 2018 7:11 am

Merry Christmas Mr. Watts.
Thank you for all you have done for the country and the world.

I’m also grateful and thankful for Kip Hansen and CTM (and others who stepped into the breech).

Bill Wadford
December 25, 2018 7:11 am

Merry Christmas to you and all the folks who make WUWT what it is!

kent beuchert
December 25, 2018 7:12 am

Best of luck in this new year. Hopefully the world will wake up to the massive global warming fraud, as well as the fraudulent “solutions”.
Col John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost

Donna K. Becker
Reply to  kent beuchert
December 25, 2018 12:34 pm

That’s my wish, as well.

Reply to  kent beuchert
December 25, 2018 7:13 pm

“Col John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost”

It always warms my heart to read a reference to Mosby the Gray Ghost.
he and Robert Lee’s sons brought Chivalry, brilliance and humor to cavalry operations in Virginia.

“Mosby’s most famous raid occurred in March of 1863, inside Union lines at Fairfax County Courthouse, when he captured Brigadier General Edwin H. Stoughton.

They cut the telegraph wires and captured the operator as well as most of the guards in the area. They attempted to grab the cavalry colonel but learned that he had been called to Washington.

But the general was there — and he was woken by Mosby spanking his back.

“There was no time for ceremony, so I drew up the bedclothes, pulled up the general’s shirt, and gave him a spank on his bare back, and told him to get up,” Mosby later wrote.
As the general tried to understand what was going on, Mosby asked him, “Do you know Mosby, General?”

The General replied, “Yes! Have you got the rascal?”

“No,” said Mosby. “He’s got you!”

Union Brig. Gen. Edwin Stoughton was captured by Confederate forces before his commission could be voted on by the Senate.

Stoughton was captured with three other officers, a number of enlisted men, and at least 55 horses. When President Abraham Lincoln was told of the event, he supposedly said that he could always make a new brigadier general in five minutes, “but those horses cost $125 apiece!”

One of the properties I considered when moving to Virginia bordered one of the star forts where Mosby watched the Potomac.
That property was out of my price range, but I loved visiting that fort.

December 25, 2018 7:12 am

Best of the season to all.

December 25, 2018 7:15 am

Merry Christmas
May your bells be forever jingly

Fred from Canuckistan
December 25, 2018 7:17 am

From a proud member of the Tribe of the Great White North, currently ensconced in wintery Summerland BC, a very Merry Christmas to one and all.

December 25, 2018 7:22 am

Merry Christmas to all!

Brent Hargreaves
December 25, 2018 7:25 am

Anthony, your tireless efforts and sound judgment are a force for good and truth in a world where ‘postmodern’ untruths by scoundrels have gained traction. We’re lucky to have you on the side of the angels.

Thank you, keep up the good work.

Pamela Gray
December 25, 2018 7:27 am

Merry Christmas to you Anthony, your employees and all the volunteers, and the readers. The science discussions are a gift every day to me. So thank you all.

B. Polhemus
December 25, 2018 7:29 am


REMEMBER, KIDS: somehow after billions of years of handling its own biomass just fine, suddenly Earth has lost its ability to deal with death and decay of things like trees!

Earth needs YOU to do all the heavy lifting! Do your part now or face social ostracism! (Not to mention global devastation).

Wim Röst
December 25, 2018 7:32 am

Welcome back Anthony! And thanks to everyone that kept and keeps WUWT going!

Bubba Cow
December 25, 2018 7:35 am

Merry Christmas and thanks to all here who support our sanity amidst the madness.

December 25, 2018 7:35 am

Thank you sir.

December 25, 2018 7:43 am

You’ve managed to keep important work going with this site and surface stations while dealing with all your personal issues. Thank you for all your efforts over the years and may the new year bring happiness and success. Merry Christmas.

Dave Fair
Reply to  Bear
December 25, 2018 9:21 pm

Perseverance in the face of adversary is a sign of good character.

Thanks for everything, Anthony.

December 25, 2018 7:44 am

Mr. Watts
May months of the coming year help relieve all the pain, distress and sadness of the months past.
Happy Christmas to all !

December 25, 2018 7:44 am

I join in all the best wishes and have great appreciation for all those who have contributed and particularly to Anthony and his team.

David L. Hagen
December 25, 2018 7:45 am

A Blessed Christmas to you Anthony.
Thanks to you and all your team for your amazing efforts to #TestAllThings, seek the truth, validate models, and support real science relating to climate and more.

December 25, 2018 8:00 am

Merry Christmas to all of the WUWT crowd. Enjoy your day.
Thanks Anthony for having this blog.

December 25, 2018 8:16 am

Er, not detract and fuel any more fire , but good kids get coal AND uranium, Santa!
Happy Christmas!

(The precursor rumbles of 2019 have already started….)

December 25, 2018 8:30 am

Merry Christmas Anthony and all the WUWT elves. WUWT is a bible beam of light shining through the gloom of ignorance. Many of us would be lost without you.

Luis Anastasía
December 25, 2018 8:33 am

Thanks a lot, Mr. Watts and all others.
LuisfFrom Uruguay

December 25, 2018 8:34 am

Merry Christmas everybody!

Don Healy
December 25, 2018 8:35 am

Merry Christmas to Anthony and all the WUWT crew, and have a great 2019!!!

Alan Tomalty
December 25, 2018 8:41 am

Anthony, Let us be thankful that we all can still say Merry XMAS to each other. It is people like you , who are not afraid of walking towards the fire; that still make it possible to have this freedom.

December 25, 2018 8:50 am

Merry Christmas to all! Thank you Anthony and everybody that makes this happen!

PS – Respect to Josh, but I just saw this funny Ramirez cartoon… made me laugh. Cheers!

December 25, 2018 8:54 am

Merry Christmas to all. Thanks for all those that contribute to this site!


December 25, 2018 8:54 am

Thank you so much Anthony for creating this special place.

… even my detractors …

It’s easy to post opinions that everyone agrees with. It must be harder to post opinions that you know won’t be popular. In that light, the folks who keep WUWT from being a useless echo chamber deserve our special thanks.

The Reverend Badger
Reply to  commieBob
December 25, 2018 9:22 am


As opposed to “opinions” and “popularity” it would be nice to see a greater emphasis on science, experimental testing and reasoned argument during 2019. Very disappointing to see that a lot of you still think photons are elementary particles which really exist and have zero mass and whizz about in space until they hit something.
I’ll do my bit to enlighten you during the coming year.

David Blenkinsop
December 25, 2018 8:57 am

Yes, Merry Christmas, Mr. Watts!

I like your “Santa Loves Uranium” poster. It has a real ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ kind of feel to it.

Just thinking, if a hydroxyl ion can as easily be written ‘HO’ as ‘OH’, then perhaps I can wish you “three hydroxyl ions worth” of good cheer in a row. I wouldn’t want to put too many of those in a row though, since, as someone once indicated, all that laughing can “start to creep a bit”.

Anyway thanks for all the hard work, and good luck in your endeavors.

December 25, 2018 8:58 am

Salude’ and Merry Christmas to you and everyone who make WUWT happen. Keep on truckin’, Anthony. This site is special.

John Bell
December 25, 2018 8:59 am
James R Clarke
December 25, 2018 9:02 am

Merry Christmas, Georg…uh, I mean Alan!

December 25, 2018 9:11 am

Many thanks AW, and a merry Christmas from (not so)sunny Sunderland

December 25, 2018 9:12 am

Merry Christmas to Anthony and all the WUWT team & contributors, and have a great 2019.

Uncle Mort
December 25, 2018 9:12 am

Merry Christmas and many thanks for all that you do.

Brooks Hurd
December 25, 2018 9:18 am

Merry Christmas!

Pop Piasa
December 25, 2018 9:27 am

Best of the holiday season to all the WUWT family.
May 2019 be the year the climate scheme agenda is exposed globally.

December 25, 2018 9:28 am

Merry Christmas everyone!

Joel O'Bryan
December 25, 2018 9:33 am

Bad kids get coal.
Good kids get uranium.
Stupid kids get solar panels.
But Cool kids?
They get plutonium and blow shit up.

old construction worker
December 25, 2018 9:37 am

and Marry Christmas to all

December 25, 2018 9:39 am

All the best from The People’s Republic of South Yorkshire. May your message get through before it’s too late.

Jeff Yeates
December 25, 2018 9:54 am

Merry Christmas Anthony and Charles!

Bill Rocks
December 25, 2018 10:08 am

Merry Christmas to All, and many thanks to Anthony and associates.

From the land of freezing fog.

Joel O'Bryan
Reply to  Bill Rocks
December 25, 2018 10:34 am

Also not-so looking forward to a Frosty New Year’s Day here in Arizona.

….because… Climate Change. It can do anything.

Ken Irwin
December 25, 2018 10:08 am

Merry Christmas Anthony – glad to see you are getting back on your feet – if not yet back to normal.


December 25, 2018 10:20 am

Merry Christmas all.

Thanks for everything. I learn a lot about politics and science on here, and of course climate change.

Sam the First
December 25, 2018 10:31 am

This place is invaluable – a beacon of sanity and truth amid the endless madness out there. I can imagine it takes a big toll, to have your head so visibly and constantly above the parapet to be shot at.

We all owe you a huge debt of thanks, Anthony – not least your detractors

Phillip Bratby
December 25, 2018 10:36 am

Thanks for all the good and hard work, Anthony et al.

Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New Year to all true sceptics.

December 25, 2018 11:03 am

Feliz Navidad.

December 25, 2018 11:06 am

Hope I got you all covered….

Afrikaans (South Africa, Namibia)

Geseënde Kersfees
Akan (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin) Afishapa
Amharic (Ethiopia) Melikam Gena! (መልካም ገና!)
Ashanti/Asante/Asante Twi (Ghana) afehyia pa
Chewa (Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe) Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi
Dagbani (Ghana) Ni ti Burunya Chou
Edo (Nigeria) Iselogbe
Ewe (Ghana, Togo) Blunya na wo
Fula/Fulani (Niger, Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, Togo, Guinea, Sierra Leone) Jabbama be salla Kirismati
Hausa (Niger, Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Togo) barka dà Kirsìmatì
Ibibio (Nigeria) Idara ukapade isua
Igbo/Igo (Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea) E keresimesi Oma
Kinyarwanda (Rwanda, Uganda, DR Congo) Noheli nziza
Lingala (DR Congo, Rep Congo, Central African Republic, Angola) Mbotama Malamu
Luganda (Uganda) Seku Kulu
Ndebele (Zimbabwe, South Africa) Izilokotho Ezihle Zamaholdeni
Shona (Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana) Muve neKisimusi
Soga/Lasoga (Uganda) Mwisuka Sekukulu
Somali (Somalia, Djibouti) Kirismas Wacan
Sotho (Lesotho, South Africa) Le be le keresemese e monate
Swahili (Tanzania, Kenya, DR Congo, Uganda) Krismasi Njema / Heri ya Krismasi
Tigrinya (Ethiopia and Eritreia) Ruhus Beal Lidet
Xhosa/isiXhosa (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho) Krismesi emnandi
Yoruba (Nigeria, Benin) E ku odun, e ku iye’dun
Zulu (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland) UKhisimusi omuhle
Afganistan (Dari) Christmas Mubarak (کرسمس مبارک)
Albanian Gëzuar Krishtlindjen
Arabic Eid Milad Majid (عيد ميلاد مجيد)
Which means ‘Glorious Birth Feast’
Aramaic Eedookh Breekha
Which means ‘Blessed be your Christmas’
Armenian Shnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund (Շնորհավոր Ամանոր և Սուրբ Ծնունդ)
Which means ‘Congratulations for the Holy Birth’


Vrolijk Kerstfeest
French Joyeux Noël
German Frohe Weihnachten
Walloon djoyeus Noyé
Bulgarian Vesela Koleda
Cambodia (Khmer) Rik-reay​​ Bon​ Noel (រីករាយ បុណ្យ​ណូអែល)


Sheng Dan Kuai Le (圣诞快乐)
Cantonese Seng Dan Fai Lok (聖誕快樂)
Cornish Nadelik Lowen
Croatian (and Bosnian) Sretan Božić
Czech Veselé Vánoce
Danish Glædelig Jul
Esperanto Feliĉan Kristnaskon
Estonian Rõõmsaid Jõulupühi
Faroe Islands (Faroese) Gleðilig jól
Finnish Hyvää joulua


Joyeux Noël
Breton Nedeleg Laouen
Corsican Bon Natale
Alsatian E güeti Wïnâchte
German Frohe Weihnachten
Greek Kala Christouyenna or Καλά Χριστούγεννα
Georgian gilocav shoba-akhal c’els
or გილოცავ შობა-ახალ წელს


Juullimi Pilluarit
Danish (also used in Greenland) Glædelig Jul
Haitian Creole Jwaye Nowe
Hawaiian Mele Kalikimaka
Holland (Dutch) Zalig Kerstfeest or Zalig Kerstmis (both mean Merry Christmas), Vrolijk Kerstfeest (Cheerful Christmas) or Prettig Kerstfeest (Nice Christmas)
Hungarian Boldog karácsonyt (Happy Christmas) or Kellemes karácsonyi ünnepeket (pleasant Christmas holidays)
Icelandic Gleðileg jól

Bengali (also spoken in Bangladesh)

shubho bôṛodin (শুভ বড়দিন)
Gujarati Anandi Natal or Khushi Natal (આનંદી નાતાલ)
Hindi Śubh krisamas (शुभ क्रिसमस)
Kannada kris mas habbada shubhaashayagalu (ಕ್ರಿಸ್ ಮಸ್ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಷಯಗಳು)
Konkani Khushal Borit Natala
Malayalam Christmas inte mangalaashamsakal
Marathi Śubh Nātāḷ (शुभ नाताळ) or Natal Chya shubhechha
Mizo Krismas Chibai
Punjabi karisama te nawāṃ sāla khušayāṃwālā hewe (ਕਰਿਸਮ ਤੇ ਨਵਾੰ ਸਾਲ ਖੁਸ਼ਿਯਾੰਵਾਲਾ ਹੋਵੇ)
Sanskrit Krismasasya shubhkaamnaa
Shindi Christmas jun wadhayun
Tamil kiṟistumas vāḻttukkaḷ (கிறிஸ்துமஸ் வாழ்த்துக்கள்)
Telugu Christmas Subhakankshalu
Urdu krismas mubarak (کرسمس)
Indonesian Selamat Natal


Christmas MobArak
Kurdish (Kumanji) Kirîsmes u ser sala we pîroz be
Irish – Gaelic Nollaig Shona Dhuit
Israel – Hebrew Chag Molad Sameach (חג מולד שמח)
meaning ‘Happy festival of the Birth’


Buon Natale
Sicilian Bon Natali
Ladin Bon/Bun Nadèl
Japanese Meri Kurisumasu (or ‘Meri Kuri’ for short!)

Hiragana: めりーくりすます

Katakana: メリークリスマス
Korean ‘Meri krismas’ (메리 크리스마스) or ‘seongtanjeol jal bonaeyo’ (성탄절 잘 보내요) or ‘Jeulgaeun krismas doeseyo’ (즐거운 크리스마스 되세요)

Latin Felicem Diem Nativitatis (Merry Day of the Nativity)
Latvian Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus
Lithuanian Linksmų Kalėdų
Macedonian Streken Bozhik or Среќен Божик
Madagascar (Malagasy) Tratra ny Noely
Maltese Il-Milied it-Tajjeb


Selamat Hari Natal
Malayalam Puthuvalsara Aashamsakal
Manx (spoken on the Isle of Man) Nollick Ghennal
Mexico (Spanish is main lang)


Cualli netlācatilizpan
Yucatec Maya Ki’imak “navidad”
Montenegrin Hristos se rodi (Христос се роди) – Christ is born
Vaistinu se rodi (Ваистину се роди) – truly born (reply)
Native American / First Nation Languages
Apache (Western) Gozhqq Keshmish
Cherokee Danistayohihv &Aliheli’sdi Itse Udetiyvasadisv
Inuit Quvianagli Anaiyyuniqpaliqsi
Navajo Nizhonigo Keshmish
Yupik Alussistuakeggtaarmek
This page has a large list of Merry Christmas Native/First Nation Languages (goes to another site)
Nepali Kreesmasko shubhkaamnaa (क्रस्मसको शुभकामना)
New Zealand (Maori) Meri Kirihimete
Norwegian God Jul or Gledelig Jul


Maligayang Pasko
Ilokano Naragsak Nga Paskua
Ilonggo Malipayon nga Pascua
Sugbuhanon or Cebuano Maayong Pasko
Bicolano Maugmang Pasko
Pangalatok or Pangasinense Maabig ya pasko or Magayagan inkianac
Warey Warey Maupay Nga Pasko
Papiamentu – spoken in the Lesser Antilles (Aruba, Curaçao, and Bonaire) Bon Pascu
Polish Wesołych Świąt
Portuguese Feliz Natal
Romanian Crăciun Fericit
Russian s rah-zh-dee-st-VOHM (C рождеством!) or
s-schah-st-lee-vah-vah rah-zh dee-st-vah (Счастливого рождества!)
Sami (North-Sami) – spoken in parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia Buorit Juovllat
Samoan Manuia Le Kerisimasi


Blithe Yule
Gaelic Nollaig Chridheil
Serbian Hristos se rodi (Христос се роди) – Christ is born
Vaistinu se rodi (Ваистину се роди) – truly born (reply)
Slovakian Veselé Vianoce
Slovene or Slovenian Vesel Božič
Somali Kirismas Wacan

Spanish (Españo)

Feliz Navidad or Nochebuena (which means ‘Holy Night’ – Christmas Eve)
Catalan Bon Nadal
Galician Bo Nadal
Basque (Euskara) Eguberri on (which means ‘Happy New Day’)
Sranantongo (spoken in Suriname) Swit’ Kresneti
Sinhala (spoken in Sri Lanka) Suba Naththalak Wewa (සුබ නත්තලක් වේවා)
Swedish God Jul

Swiss German

Schöni Wiehnachte
French Joyeux Noël
Italian Buon Natale
Romansh Bellas festas da Nadal
Thai Suk sarn warn Christmas
Turkish Mutlu Noeller
Ukranian ‘Веселого Різдва’ Veseloho Rizdva (Merry Christmas) or ‘Христос Рождається’ Khrystos Rozhdayetsia (Christ is Born)
Vietnamese Chuć Mưǹg Giańg Sinh
Welsh Nadolig Llawen

Sci-fi & Fantasy Languages!

Klingon (Star Trek)

toDwI’ma’ qoS yItIvqu’ (Our Savior’s birthday you-enjoy!)
Quenya (Lord of the Rings) Alassë a Hristomerendë (Joyous Feast of Christ)
Sindarin (Lord of the Rings) Mereth Veren e-Doled Eruion (Joyous Feast of the Coming of the Son of God)

Reply to  Yirgach
December 25, 2018 11:52 am

(Христос се роди) – ‘Christ is born’ (or similar in Slavic languages, is a greeting used instead of ‘good morning’ or ‘good afternoon’, while a reply to a greeter is ‘ In truth, He was born’
However as the holiday good wish ‘Sretan Bozic’ (Happy Christmas) is used.
(word Božić, Bozhik etc, means ‘baby God’)

Reply to  vukcevic
December 25, 2018 1:00 pm

In German it is Weihenachten (holy Night of the birth of Christ). In Spain, it’s Navidad (the Nativity). For Christians in Russia, it’s Рождество (the Birth). Norwegian Sissel Kyrkjebø sings of His Birth

December 25th, 1914

tom t
Reply to  Yirgach
December 25, 2018 3:08 pm

Mele Kalikimaka (Hawaiian)

Reply to  tom t
December 25, 2018 6:47 pm

Reed Coray
Reply to  Yirgach
December 25, 2018 4:37 pm

Yirgach, you left off the Ecosystem-Valuing Universalist Extraterrestrial Intelligence Possessing The Capacity To Harm Or Destroy The Earth Or Any Portion Thereof (EVUETIPTCTHODTEOAPT) coming to destroy the Earth because mankind is destroying the Earth.

Gunga Din
Reply to  Yirgach
December 26, 2018 1:31 pm

Klingon (Star Trek)

toDwI’ma’ qoS yItIvqu’ (Our Savior’s birthday you-enjoy!)

QISmaS botIvjaj ‘ej DIS chu’ DatIvjaj (Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!)

McComber Boy
December 25, 2018 11:07 am

Merry Christmas to Anthony and all who make this web site great!


Lance of BC
December 25, 2018 11:10 am

Seasons greetings from the rock! (Vancouver Island)

Rick K
December 25, 2018 11:16 am

WUWT is the present that keeps on giving!
Many thanks to you, Anthony. Charles, you handled WUWT like a champ.
Readers, posters, commenters… you are all the best!
Keep running toward the fire!

December 25, 2018 11:18 am

I wish a Merry Christmas to all, even the trolls!

J Mac
December 25, 2018 11:39 am

Here’s wishing Anthony and all of the WUWT elves the merriest Christmas and a joyful New Year! This site has provided me with enlightenment, laughter, and sobering reflection for many years. Thank You!!!

December 25, 2018 11:43 am

Merry Christmas to you too Anthony and all your loved ones.
And Merry Christmas to all of the rest here and allover.


Mike Bryant
December 25, 2018 12:06 pm

Merry Christmas to all… great job by CTM and all… welcome home Anthony! Onward and upward… CAVU!

Patrick healy
December 25, 2018 12:32 pm

Yes Mr Watts and all your little elves, a happy and holy Christmas and good tidings for 2019.
From the Soviet republic of Scotland.

December 25, 2018 12:48 pm

Merry Chrsitmas to all at all at WUWT. Anthony’s Christmas card above brought this to mind:

The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act was approved in the House of Representatives by wide margins Friday, clearing the chamber by 361 to 10. The Senate had already approved the bill on Thursday by a voice vote.

Introduced by Wyoming GOP Sen. John Barrasso and co-sponsored by a number of Republicans and Democrats alike, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act calls for a number of reforms that would unburden the industry. The legislation streamlines how the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulates facilities by improving licensing procedures and giving licensees more transparency on how the agency spends its money. Additionally, it encourages investment in nuclear research and supports the development new technology in labs around the country.

The end goal of the bill is to make the development and commercialization of nuclear technology more affordable.

Curiously, I can’t find any reporting of this from mainstream outlets. Don’t want to awaken the woke?

December 25, 2018 12:58 pm

Merry Christmas and many more, Anthony. Thank you to all who support and manage WUWT!

December 25, 2018 1:17 pm

This short BBC Christmas sketch is about certain Arthur Watt

December 25, 2018 1:34 pm

Merry Christmas Anthony and Happy New Year to all the WUWT workers who make this great source of truth live. We are glad to hear that things are turning around, Antony, you deserve a reward for the years of work.

Doug Hilliard
December 25, 2018 1:35 pm

Merry Christmas Anthony and all who help make WUWT great!

Sweet Old Bob
December 25, 2018 1:35 pm

Mr Anthony : ( did I live in south Miss. too long ? )
You GIVE a great gift .

December 25, 2018 1:44 pm

Sorry I’m late …
Merry Christmas from a rather dry Australia.

December 25, 2018 2:07 pm

Saludos de Navidad desde Calizuela!


December 25, 2018 2:11 pm

Thanks Antony and your team of helper s. Merry Xmas and hopefully a prosperous 2019.

Here in S.A. we are having very hot weather. The weather cycle is very simple, if the wind is from the West, its Indian Ocean moderate temperatures, if its from the South its Antarctic cold, if its from the North its tropical air plus coming across the vast inland desert it gets very hot. All perfectly normal for this country. But our national broadcaster , the ABC, otherwise known as the properganda arm of the ALP and the Greens is, saying Ëxtreme, extrene.

Compared to other Decembers its all quite Normal.


Reply to  Michael
December 26, 2018 4:26 am

new Bom standard is 3 days over 30? can be labelled heatwave.
tis going to be a warm one tomorrow though 40ish my area.

Merry Xmas to Anthony Charles and all the article posters and commenters
Ive been around WUWT for 9yrs now
and its a daily must read for me and a lot of forwarded links
blessings on you all for your effort and dedication

December 25, 2018 2:14 pm

I think Don Henley kinda captured the spirit:

….”What would we do without all these jerks anyway
Besides, all our friends are here”.
Merry Christmas to all.

December 25, 2018 2:26 pm

Merry Christmas to all at WUWT, especially Anthony, from DownUnder where it is already Boxing Day.

December 25, 2018 2:41 pm

Merry Christmas, Anthony, and CTM!!!!



tom t
December 25, 2018 3:01 pm

Merry Christmas to all.

mike the morlock
December 25, 2018 3:53 pm

Merry Christmas Anthony and all others.


spangled drongo
December 25, 2018 4:01 pm

Thanks for your on-going, wonderful efforts, Anthony.

To you and all here who make it so great, a very special Christmas and New Year

Michael S. Kelly LS, BSA Ret.
December 25, 2018 4:06 pm

Merry Christmas [fellow Boilermaker] Anthony, and as well to you Charles. May you both flourish in 2109, and ever after. Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year to all readers of WUWT!

December 25, 2018 4:07 pm

Merry Christmas from Manila, Anthony and Charles.

December 25, 2018 4:30 pm

Thanks for bringing sanity in an insane world.

Be good

Mickey Reno
December 25, 2018 4:55 pm

Merry Christmas Anthony, Charles tM, and all guest authors, readers and comment contributors. WUWT is a source of sanity in the midst of a mindless, brainwashing mass movement that defies all logic and sense. I often find myself wondering what Edmund Burke or Thomas Jefferson or Alexander de Tocqueville would have to say about the politics of CAGW. Even though those great thinkers are long gone, I still get to read what all of you have to say. So, thank you. And a very happy, healthy, prosperous 2019.

And just a final note to those who may be afraid of the coming climate. Please try to manage your fear, and study the reasons for that fear. And reject any portion that comes from logical fallacies, false propaganda, and exaggerated or tendentious science. We humans are inventive and motivated, and we will solve or adapt to any real problems. Have a bit of faith in your fellow humans.

Kenneth James Methven
December 25, 2018 5:49 pm

Merry Christmas to all…and thank you Anthony!

December 25, 2018 7:59 pm

Merry Christmas to Anthony and all the Elves. You may live in Chico but your heart is Grande.

Warren in New Zealand
December 25, 2018 8:23 pm

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Anthony. Thank you for 11 years of daily reading. Best wishes for 2019.

December 25, 2018 10:43 pm

A wonderful list of greetings.
One by the beatniks from the early 1950s is worth adding:
“Have a Cool Yule and a Frantic First”

December 25, 2018 10:47 pm

I’ll add that I live in Vancouver B.C.
And will pass on how we forecast the weather through the fall and winter months.

If you can the mountains, you know that it is going to rain.
If you can’t see them, you know it is raining.

December 25, 2018 11:44 pm

I agree; Merry Christmas to all. (I think I just made it on the West Coast.) Some of the commenters keep you on your toes. It’s a pleasure to see so many concerned about good science.


December 26, 2018 1:17 am

Happy Christmas to all, especially those sad people who had time to post on the 25th!😊.
For the record, it was a cold, dry Christmas here in Norfolk, I had to de-ice the windscreen to get to Midnight Mass.


December 26, 2018 1:33 am

Thank you Anthony for keeping this site progressing and in the end the truth will out .
There has been a lot of very good postings this year and a few detractors ,drongos ,well thats an Auzzie word for nong , well you all know what I mean, but I think some of them might even learn some truth about the climate if the hang around awhile .
Looking forward to next year .

Eamon Butler
December 26, 2018 1:44 am

A very Happy Christmas to you all here at WUWT. Best wishes for a great and prosperous New year..

Many thanks for all the inspiration over the years.

December 26, 2018 1:58 am

Lets us all try and ‘Make New Year Great Again’ — MNYGA! 😕

Seasoned gratings, and enjoy a your festering holiday season, …
… happy humbug, and may your coming New Year be as preposterous as the last 12 months.
😯God bless wattsupwiththat and all who sail with here . 😀

Henning Nielsen
December 26, 2018 6:17 am

“I’ve been given a great gift.”

And you ARE a great gift to us all!

Federico Bär
December 26, 2018 10:29 am

(From a humorous Mexican tv series)
– Is Santa Claus married?
– Well yes, he was married. To Mary.
– Who is Mary?
– Mary Christmas!

Federico Bär
December 26, 2018 10:39 am

Mr Watts, I don’t know the reason of the problems you’ve had. It seems ironic that, walking towards the fire, have been threatend by a campfire.
Glad that you are back on the track. Learning a lot from your posts and from comments, also looking forward to a healthy and decreasingly alarmist 2019.

[Not a “campfire”, but rather a very large forest and brush fire, which began burning in the hilly and steep terrain on the Camp Creek . Hence “The Camp Fire” – which burned many thousands of acres around several towns. .mod]

Luc Ozade
December 30, 2018 10:53 pm

A bit late to wish you all a Merry Christmas but in time you wish you all a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

And a huge thank you to Anthony, Charles, Kip and the whole team for the last 12 months. May 2019 be easier on you all. Best wishes to all contributors.

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