WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund — THANK YOU!

Quick Note from Kip Hansen LATE BREAKING NEWS:  In a surprise gesture,  Mark Steyn has mentioned this fund raiser on his blog.   Thus we are opening up donations again, and will direct them a little more broadly in Paradise. Donations are still being accepted at:   WUWT Camp Fire Relief * * * * *…

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FACTFULNESS: A Book Review

Book review by Kip Hansen   Hans Rosling’s FACTFULNESS : Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think is currently Amazon’s #1 Best Seller in the category Probability & Statistics.  Walmart’s bookstore lists it in the Adult Non-Fiction Top 100. It gets fabulous reviews: “Inspiring and revelatory, filled with…

UPDATE 2: WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund

Guest Plea by Kip Hansen   Donate Here: WUWT Camp Fire Relief   UPDATE #2:   I spoke with Anthony late last evening (Eastern Time) and  he warned me that the needs are far greater than first thought as he moved about and spoke to people to discover the true magnitude of the disaster. Subsequently,…

UPDATE: WUWT Camp Fire Relief Fund

Guest Plea by Kip Hansen   UPDATE:   We are ½ way to our original $10,000 goal. Readers are being exceptionally generous.  Please, help us roll this campaign up the hill.  We are helping people who have lost everything. Anthony is alive and well and helping where he can — he has temporarily passed the Editorship…

WUWT CampFire Relief Fund

  Guest Plea by Kip Hansen   There is now a Friends of WUWT CampFire Relief fund, receiving donations through the 501(c)3 not-for-profit charitable organization, the Family-to-Family Project, Inc. There are lots of people needing help as a result of the Camp Fire.  Lots of relief is headed that that.  We can make sure that…

UAH Arctic Temperature Profile

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Last week Dr. Roy Spencer treated us to the latest UAH Global Temperature Update.  Overall, the ”global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for October, 2018 was +0.22 deg. C, up a little from +0.14 deg. C in September”. Dr. Spencer was kind enough to include in his post,…

Please Vote Today

Brief Plea by Kip Hansen ”It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” — Winston Churchill, on the floor of Parliament in November 1947. “The system won’t work if you don’t vote”. — Jim Hanson “Those who do…

Scientific Apophenia

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Science, as a whole, advances or fails to advance in large part in a direct relationship to the presence or absence of bias in its research efforts.  There are many types of bias, and these have been discussed in the pages of various Climate Science blogs and publications over…

Audubon Claims Nearly All US Bird Species Are @ Risk

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   If you thought it was only IPCC-itis and associated climate cognitive disorders that resulted in wildly improbable, downright nut-case spreading of alarming-but-false doom-is-upon-us stories, you have not signed up for the enlightening email updates from the National Audubon Society.    Their latest offering, arriving in my inbox this week runs…