Saturday Silliness – The Davos Flame War

The word over at the Grauniad is: Greta Thunberg: Davos leaders ignored climate activists’ demands Activist [Greta Thunberg] says calls to break from fossil fuels have been ignored at World Economic Forum Speaking on the final day of the World Economic Forum, the 17-year old climate campaigner said leaders were not reacting to the crisis, and…

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While NOAA/NASA claims 2019 as the “second warmest year ever”, other data shows 2019 cooler than 2005 for USA.

Today, at the big 100 year anniversary shindig of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) there was a press release session that featured NOAA and NASA GISS talking about how their climate data says that the world in 2019 was the second warmest ever. Here is their slideshow presentation, released today: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings/20200115.pdf In my opinion, the…

#COP25 hypocrites line up for beef burgers while lecturing us on the climate dangers of meat

While Climate Heats Up, Environmental Advocates Line Up For Flame-Broiled Burgers By James Taylor Participants at the United Nations’ COP25 climate conference hypocritically formed long lines to buy Burger King flame-broiled hamburgers, all while the U.N. climate establishment lectures down to the rest of us about eating less meat. Participants at the United Nations’ COP25 climate…

Climate Alarmists Winning the War of Words, Despite Evidence that Nothing Unusual is Happening

Opinion By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Thanks largely to Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders and 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, “existential’ was selected as the word of the year by Dictionary.com. The on-line dictionary describes the phenomenon as follows: Searches for existential spiked throughout 2019, especially after politicians used the word to characterize the dangers and disruptions…

Lessons in thought policing – tweet about @realDonaldTrump, get shutoff by Twitter

I’ve had a Twitter account since September 2009. I’ve made over 28,600 Tweets in that over 10 years time. Not once have I ever been shutoff…until yesterday, when I made my very first retweet of a Trump retweet of WUWT made in 2013. This is the story yesterday: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2020/01/03/that-time-when-realdonaldtrump-read-and-retweeted-wuwt/ Coincidence? I think not. I got…

That time when @realDonaldTrump read and retweeted WUWT

From the “heads will explode now if they didn’t before” department. Being the most-read website on climate in the world has its advantages – we reach a lot of people. It also has disadvantages, such as there’s such a volume of information flowing that we sometimes miss things. That’s the case here. Back in 2013,…