Hot news, evolution cools!

Steve McIntyre has the scoop: According to the University of Victoria, Andrew Weaver says: the next generation of his climate model will address the influence of climate on human evolution—much like it’s now being used to examine the influence of humans on climate evolution”. In breaking news, Climate Audit has obtained exclusive information on output from the…

Countdown to alarm

Posted by Josh  For UK viewers, last night’s BBC 4 programme ‘Climate change by numbers’ started well (I am a big fan of Hannah Fry). But sadly it descended into the usual climate change innuendo and alarm. The first number was fine – 0.85˚C is not scary and not catastrophic. The second number, 95%, was, as…

Swivel eyed lunacy – posted by Josh

The recent climate skeptic witch hunt, even against people like Dr. Roger Pielke Jr., who ISN’T a climate skeptic but has presented some data on severe weather losses that contradict the current meme of “severe weather caused by global warming”, prompted Josh to pen a new cartoon. He gets right to the source of the…

Saturday silliness – the BEST adjustments of temperature

Josh writes: There has been much discussion recently about the adjustments made to past temperatures: see Paul Homewood’s excellent posts on Paraguay, Bolivia and around the world; also from Shub; Brandon at WUWT and on his own blog; and a very readable summary by James Delingpole. All very interesting. Cartoons by Josh

Portents in Paris

Josh writes…A dark cartoon for the the start of the year following the shocking events in Paris and stories about the blocking of ideas and closed minds. I wonder what will happen when the Green Blob meets in Paris later in the year? Cartoons by Josh

Embiggening the science

Josh of writes: See Judith Curry’s great post about what looks like an interesting new book by David Weinberger Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room. Feels like familiar territory. Here’s the cartoon: