Another Manntastic law footnote: the process is the punishment

Mark Steyn recently wrote: In a couple of months, Michael E Mann’s defamation suit against me will enter its sixth year in the constipated bowels of DC justice. Given the proceduralist swamp in which the case is now mired, it is not unreasonable to assume that its ultimate disposition will consume most of my remaining time on…

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NOAA: El Niño is expected to form and continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 2018-19

EL NIÑO/SOUTHERN OSCILLATION (ENSO) DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION issued by CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER/NCEP/NWS and the International Research Institute for Climate and Society 13 December 2018 ENSO Alert System Status: El Niño Watch Synopsis: El Niño is expected to form and continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter 201819 (~90% chance) and through spring (~60% chance).   ENSO-neutral continued during November,…

SHAME: @350 is Turning children into climate activists by encouraging school strikes

350.org’s  Bill McKibben supports campaign of school-strikes over climate alarm this Friday 12/14/18 The aberration that is climate alarm had it’s ugliest moment a few years ago, when the ill-fated 10:10 organization made a video that depicted bloody explosive detonations of school children who didn’t want to follow the path of climate brainwashing at schools.…

Hate mail of the week

I get plenty of hate mail here at WUWT. Marc Morano at Climate Depot gets more than I do, and shared this with me. It’s fairly typical for climate alarmists and leftists to resort to such smearing, because they really don’t have anything else. Here’s a real gem. Warning – graphic language. Note, the email address…

Study: Global wind speed dropping, wind farms victim of “atmospheric stilling”

Widespread decrease in wind energy resources found over the Northern Hemisphere   Widespread decrease in surface winds is found over the Northern Hemisphere. Wind energy resources are in rapid decline in many places. Study finds atmospheric stilling is a widespread and potentially global phenomenon.   From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES As…

Now visible: Comet as big as the full moon

Hyperactive comet 46P/Wirtanen is approaching Earth for one of the closest Earth-comet encounters of the Space Age. Observers report that the comet’s gaseous green atmosphere now covers a patch of sky as large as the full Moon–and it is growing larger. On Dec. 16th, Comet 46P/Wirtanenwill approach Earth less than 11.5 million km away–making it one…

A rebuttal to the ‘climate change timeline’ meme

You may remember that bit of climate ugliness from yesterday, a “timeline” covered at WUWT here. Not to be outdone, Dr. Roy W. Spencer writes on Facebook: I saw a global warming meme on the interwebs, and decided to answer it with my own. …and mine is a little more family-friendly. Indeed, it is, and just…