Solar Powered Bitcoin Mining: Fake power for fake mining of fake gold?

Guest “you gotta be kidding me” by David Middleton Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Could Be a Very Profitable Business Model Tam Hunt outlines the compelling economics for using solar to supply Bitcoin mining operations. TAM HUNT SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are now a major business, with the global market capitalization of these coins…

Monday Mirthiness – The mind of a climate alarmist

Josh has been thinking a lot lately about what goes on in the minds of climate alarmists, especially the poor children who have been scared into thinking that they have no future unless we immediately “act” on doing something, anything, to save the Earth’s climate. With the help of some old textbooks, he’s been able…

Friday Funny – The Day Collusion Died

From the Parody Project, an entertaining video that made me laugh just as much as the fantastic M4GW “climategate” video, done to the tune of Don McLean’s “American Pie”. While some may not think it’s appropriate for WUWT, we do have a “politics” and “satire” category, and it is quite good, so enjoy. My best…

Friday Funny – #Attenbollocks

Josh writes via email: We had a fun programme on the BBC last night that was high on emotion but low on facts. The BBC describes the show this way: David Attenborough climate change TV show a ‘call to arms’ Sir David Attenborough’s new BBC documentary on climate change has been praised by TV critics.…

Fri Fun 2:Scientists Recommend Reducing The Number Of Democratic Presidential Candidates To Help Fight Climate Change

From The Babylon Bee April 11th, 2019 WORLD—Scientists have issued a dire warning: the current number of Democratic presidential candidates is simply unsustainable. “No one ever thought this many people would run for president,” said climate scientist Dr. Raymond Hall, “and the planet just can’t take it. We’re talking each of them eating up resources…

Friday Funny – backup plan for wind power

As we all know, wind power can’t function well as a primary energy generator, the erratic nature of wind means you always need a backup for base load generation. Typically this is from coal, nuclear, or hydroelectric power. But, Josh thinks he’s found the perfect backup plan for wind power. Visit his website here