Australian PM Should Bring Coal to Glasgow COP26

The Saltbush Club, a group of Aussie climate rebels which includes Professor Ian Plimer and Jo Nova, suggests Aussie PM Scott Morrison should bring coal to Glasgow, to provide backup…

CIA Releases All Their UFO X Files

The CIA has finally surrendered after decades of FOI requests from UFO enthusiasts, and handed over all their records (minus a bunch of redactions).

The Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2021

What a crazy year it has been and still is! The most therapeutic way to remember it all next year is to buy a Cartoon by Josh Calendar 2021 –…

Darwin Award Candidate: DIY Coronavirus Magnet Device Goes Horribly Wrong

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An Astrophysicist trying to find a means of helping us avoid touching our faces during the Coronavirus epidemic suffered an embarrassing mishap when his rare…

Friday Funny: UN environment chief gets flagged for over-the-top air travel

UN environment chief criticised by UN over frequent flying Erik Solheim’s huge travel bill is a ‘reputation risk’ and he has ‘no regard’ for rules, says draft internal audit by…

Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2018

The best way to remember how entertaining (or horrifying) climate science, energy policy etc, has been in 2017 is to buy a Cartoons by Josh Calendar 2018. The calendar is…

Climate Funny: "We're all doomed" – in a Billion Years

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate doomsday stories are now such a joke, even Mainstream Media can’t help having a pop. CHRISTMARS CHEER Humanity DOOMED because Earth is destined to…

Monday Mirthness – Look away now

Josh writes: From over on the UK side of the pond the 2016 US Presidential election is a bit of a mystery. What should we think? Cartoons by Josh

'Global warming vs global greening' GWPF lecture by Matt Ridley

Josh writes: Last night Matt Ridley gave the Global Warming Policy Foundation annual lecture titled ‘Global warming vs global greening’. Here are my cartoon notes. You can read Matt’s text and slides here. Cartoons by…

Santa Pause may be coming to town… The "pause" might be back by December.

Guest post by David Middleton A funny thing may have happened on the way to 2016 being the hottest year in the history of “life, the universe and everything”… If…

Friday funny – Framing Climate Change

Josh writes: There is a fairly persistent alarmist idea that if only ‘Climate Change’ was properly communicated then everyone would believe all the hype, spin and misinformation and ignore the politicking,…

Friday funny – Subsidy Sam in the news!

Josh writes:’Subsidy Sam’ is a children’s story written by Lyndsey Ward to counter the shameless pro-wind propaganda allowed in schools. Lyndsey asked me to help out with a cartoon and I…

Hump day hilarity – Democracy poll toll

Josh writes: There is a delightful story in the UK news this week: After Internet users overwhelmingly voted to christen Britain’s new $300 million research ship “Boaty McBoatface” in an online naming poll, a government official suggested the name…

Friday funny bonus – Green blob feeling the heat

Josh writes:  There is lots of news around about renewables, especially wind and solar, feeling the sharp stab of economic reality and the burn of bankrupcy – see SunEdison, German renewables, more SunEdison, Dutch…

Friday funny – Climate Chat-bot in evidence

Josh writes: As you may know, Microsoft recently launched a Chat-bot called ‘Tay’ as an experiment in “conversational understanding.” “The more you chat with Tay”, said Microsoft, “the smarter it gets, learning…

RCP 8.5: The "Mother of all" Junk Climate Science

Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from here. Nearly every catastrophic global warming doomsday scenario, particularity those involving icecap failures and Noah-size sea level rises are based on…

Wednesday wit – Exit Stage Left

Josh writes: BishopHill has this story – Republicans in the US House of Representatives are currently trying to get a grip on one small part of the Washington bureaucracy by trying to get the National…

Friday funnies – a cartoon week

Josh writes: it’s been a fun week. First, there was a survey of 17 countries showing the British rank 15th in their concern over climate change. H/t GWPF   Then we had George Monbiot of…

Friday funny – Probable cause

Josh writes: Where does one start with a topic like “The Hottest Year Evah”? Probably with a climate expert – happily we have one right here (as well as here, of course).…

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.…

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…