Quote of the week – Senator Sheldon Whitehouse shamed by hearing witness

Author and pro-energy advocate Alex Epstein shocked attendees of a congressional hearing when he told a Democratic senator to “apologize” to fossil fuel companies he’s vilified and tried to silence, or…

Quote of the Week – The Galileo Syndrome redux

Climate skeptics are routinely pilloried and shunned for daring to question the perceived scientific consensus on climate change, or even the cooked up 97% consensus. There are tactics of fear…

Quote of the week: personal energy and a poll

In comments on Dr. Roy’s Facebook page about him turning comments off on his blog because he’s simply tired of dealing with sockpuppeting troll Douglas J. Cotton, there was this…

Quote of the Week – Watts at AGU edition

I’ve been reading the comments about my press release at WUWT, Bishop Hill, and at Dr. Judith Curry’s place and most have been positive. There is the usual sniping, but…

Quote of the Week: 'Climate Hawk' says [it's] 'insane to try to predict what’s going to happen in 2100'

WUWT readers may remember ultra climate activist David Roberts, a self described “climate hawk” who wrote regularly for Grist, and became so burned out he had to take a year…

Quotes of the week: hate as a weapon in the climate wars, RICO madness, losers, and all that

Normally, we have just one “Quote of the Week” here at WUWT, but this week has been a particularly target rich environment. It seems that the announcement by the Associated…

Quote of the Week: facts against the Mann

While ramping up his own invective to fit as much ad hominem as possible into a single sentence: Mr. Sauer parroted baseless talking points that have their origin in fossil-fuel…

Quote of the week: climate awareness one of the 'greatest human achievements'

Argh. You often wonder how weapons grade hubris can be come to be. For example, we shake our head at the hubris of people like Michael Mann and James Hansen,…

Quote of the week: Obama's Climate Claim in Alaska

As commenter “Bad Andrew” says: You have got to do a post on this. Meanwhile, other countries laugh: Obama Rebuffed As Superpowers Refuse To Sign Arctic Climate Agreement On Sunday…

Quote of the week: former IPCC head Pachauri's emails could be a whole new potboiler novel

From the hot climate made him do it department comes this report from Donna LaFramboise on the “hacker generated” emails allegedly not from former IPCC head Rajenda Pachauri. You might…

Quote of the Week, an oldie but goodie

This QOTW comes courtesy of Willis Eschenbach, who spotted this gem in an essay from P. J. O’Rourke in The Weekly Standard, October 10, 2005 titled: P.J. O’Rourke: Two, Three, Many Katrinas…

Quote of the week

Barry woods writes in with this interesting and surprising quote, that says quite a lot about the value of the viewpoint of climate skeptics: From Mark Lynas – India’s Coal…

Quote of the week – 5th anniversary of Climategate

5 years ago today, a cache of emails was dropped into the lap of several Climate blogs, including WUWT. Paul Matthews has a great writeup on it: On 17th November…

Quote of the Week – climate fears in context

A dear friend sent me a note the other day that I thought was prescient, as it relates to the alarmism side of climate, where we see fear stories being…

Quote of the week – massive climate FAIL by Mashable's Andrew Freedman

Wow, this is even dumber than Freedman’s story (complete with photoshopped images of airplanes in rising sea water) Quite possibly the dumbest example of ‘Tabloid Climatology’ ever from Climate Central’s…

Quote of the week: The link between 'defending Michael Mann is defending climate science' seems to have been broken

Mark Steyn writes: [Tuesday] marked a not unimportant court deadline in the upcoming Mann vs Steyn trial of the century, and I wouldn’t want to let it pass without comment.…

Quote of the week: 'It's a remarkable document'

People send me stuff. Today I got this email from Scott Stolnitz who sent an unsolicited email to NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center. He writes: Anthony, In response to your…

Quote of the week – reality is in the eye of the beholder

One of the biggest issues facing climate science today is the divergence of reality (observations) from the model output. The draft image from IPCC AR5 (seen below) clearly illustrates this…

Quote of the week – the numerology of "dialing in" climate science

This quote from ETH Zurich is actually from another just published post, but it is so grating, so anti-science, that it deserves its very own thread to highlight it. Here…

Quote of the week – the last word on '97% consensus', now in a bumper sticker

Over at Scientific American, a place that isn’t hardly Scientific, nor American anymore (its owned by Germans IIRC) there’s a big row over Cook’s shoddy “97% consensus” paper in comments,…

Quote of the week – dirty rotten scoundrels edition

Over the weekend Dr. Roger Pielke Junior let it be known on his Twitter feed that he’s had it up to his “keester” with certain climate activists, especially the ones…

Quote of the week – we'll say anything as long as it supports our cause

“My teacher (who does not agree with this project because of the trickery) told me that your group will accept almost anything regardless of the scientific process, this was my…

Quote of the week: a howler from the World Meteorological Organization – what warming?

Gosh, you’d think they’d check the data before issuing a statement like this (press release follows). It [CO2] was responsible for 85% of the increase in radiative forcing – the…

Quotes of the Week: 'Light bulb moment' for CNN chief – Pat Sajak goes nuclear

I think the light bulb may have gone on with this guy. From TalkingPointsMemo: In addition to being mocked for its breathless coverage of Flight 370, CNN has also been…