Monday mirth – Old Reliable

Josh writes: As visitors here know there’s a video titled “How reliable are satellite temperatures?” with the usual suspects giving their expert opinions. You can watch the video here and read the post on WUWT here.…

Friday funny – Sustainable science

Josh writes: New Year is always a time to resolve to do better and maybe recycle stuff from 2015 that’s lying around doing nothing useful. Happy 2016! H/t to golf charlie for…

Wednesday wit – Environ Mental

Josh writes: I was working on this cartoon yesterday when the story of Greenpeace entrapment broke. With thanks (or apologies) to Tim Rayment for borrowing his phrase ’50 shades of green’ from an…

Tuesday titter – Prince Charles in The Greenhouse

Josh writes: Prince Charles famously talks to his plants – nothing wrong with that, of course. BishopHill suggested a cartoon where we listen in to what he might be saying (H/t Climate Expert…

Tuesday titter – Alarmism in a Huff

Josh writes: Breibart reports on an extraordinary Huffington Post article arguing that the response to the terrorism in Paris should be “a successful Climate Change Conference”. Gosh. Cartoons by Josh

L'Alternative Paris

Josh writes: With COP21 coming up there is an alternative conference being organised. The Paris Climate Challenge In 2009 we laid down the Copenhagen Climate Challenge, when we asked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon…

Friday funny – 97% Pause for a Food fight

Josh writes: The Pause has been in the news this week with the Karl et al paper, the ‘no-you-cant-have-our-emails’ story, and the Meehl paper with comment by David Whitehouse. It looks very much like a food fight to me – cheers again,…

Wednesday Wit – Cheers, Gavin!

Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now…

Thursday thought – US and Them

Josh writes: Business Standard reports that the US is stalling on the $100 Billion Climate Finance: The US also asked that the economic reality at present should be taken into consideration, while asking…

GWPF Annual Lecture by Patrick Moore "Should we celebrate CO2?"

Josh writes: Here are last night’s cartoon notes from a superb GWPF Annual Lecture by Patrick Moore, co-founder of Greenpeace. You can read the lecture here. Click the image below for a…

Monday merry – Nursery Rimes

Josh writes: On the eve of the opening of the COP 21 in Paris, a new study published Oct. 12 in the journal Nature Climate Change by an international team of researchers based…

Friday funny – Fiddle me this

Josh writes: Volkswagen has been found cheating on US emissions tests, but with the Green Blob fiddling everything from Renewables to Global Temperatures, it’s no wonder they thought this was ok. Some…

Tuesday tee hee – Desperate Dana by Josh

Josh writes: The Emma Thompson BBC Newsnight interview made it to the Guardian. The writer Dana Nuccitelli (ironically an employee of Tetra Tech who have interests in the Oil and Gas industry) explains that Emma Thompson…

Friday funny – Unbalanced by Josh

Josh writes: On Wednesday the BBC’s Newsnight interviewed Emma Thompson on the newsworthy topic of left wing activists protesting about drilling for oil in the Arctic. And refugees. And voting for Jeremy Corbyn,…

Thursday thought – Josh on 'Why are we waiting?"

Josh writes: Ruth Dixon’s excellent book review of “Why are we waiting?” by Nicholas Stern is well worth reading. You can download a pdf version here. As the cartoon notes, the question ‘Why are…

Wednesday wit – a fruity cartoon from Josh

Josh writes: David Appell, a freelance writer in Salem, Oregon, has been hard at work commenting on BishopHill. Although highly diverting I am not sure anyone learned a great deal except that…

Friday funny – Stern words

Josh writes: BishopHill has a great story on Lord Stern, infamous economist, on how he flip flops from rich nations having to forget about growth to this kind of idea being…

Wednesday wit – Josh on yet more wasted Green

Josh writes: This week Eric wrote on this blog about the Obama administration announcing $12 billion in new Federal loan guarantees for renewables businesses – somewhat ironic considering the debt-laden ill wind blowing in…

Tuesday titter – Carbon trading by Josh

Josh writes: here’s my take on that well known scam that’s been in the news this week. Astonishing. Cartoons by Josh [Apologies – posted Tuesday not Monday!]

Sunday sketch – BBC splits from the Met Office

Josh writes:  In the news today (The Sunday Times “BBC pulls plug on Met Office”) we learn that the BBC is not going to renew the Met Office’s contract to…

Saturday satire – The Strange World of John Cook

Josh writes: As you know John Cook, of Skeptical Science blog, has been impersonating Lubos Motl, read Lubos blog here, but also posted here on WUWT and the Air Vent, here and here. Why John Cook thought this…

Monday mirthness – Debunk alarm from Josh

Josh writes: There’s been a minor kerfuffle of bruised feathers on Twitter today about the speedy way BishopHill debunked the latest paper from the LSE. It does seem that blogs are increasingly agile in spotting…

Saturday satire – Hot spot or not?

Josh writes: It is good to see Christopher Booker writing about the UK’s ‘hottest day of the year’ in the Telegraph again. Paul Homewood’s excellent posts, on which his article is based, are well worth…

Wednesday wit – cartoon by Josh

Josh writes: Last Sunday Christopher Booker wrote a brilliant article “Why are greens so keen to destroy the world’s wildlife?” He says: When Professor David MacKay stepped down as chief scientific adviser to…