Wednesday Wit – Cheers, Gavin!

Josh writes: Here’s an odd thing. Replying to Tweeter ‘Hot Topic’, who was highlighting this article in the Guardian, Gavin Schmidt said that there are “More than 10x number of English vineyards now…

Monday mirthness – Debunk alarm from Josh

Josh writes: There’s been a minor kerfuffle of bruised feathers on Twitter today about the speedy way BishopHill debunked the latest paper from the LSE. It does seem that blogs are increasingly agile in spotting…

Saturday satire – Hot spot or not?

Josh writes: It is good to see Christopher Booker writing about the UK’s ‘hottest day of the year’ in the Telegraph again. Paul Homewood’s excellent posts, on which his article is based, are well worth…

Tuesday toon – Cartoona Enciclica

Josh writes: Papal thoughts on the environment have been posted all over the place – here at WUWT, over on Dot Earth, and an excellent Twitter dissection here by JunkScience’s Steve Milloy. You can also read the whole…

Le spin! Cartoon notes by Josh

Josh writes: Last night a few of us sceptics bravely attended the UK’s Walker Institute Annual Lecture given by Sir David King which was titled “The Paris Climate Summit – hopes…

Tuesday titter – Josh on the Stench of Green Subsidies

Josh writes: H/t Paul Homewood on an interesting story in the LA Times about the subsidies Elon Musk receives from the US Government. Well worth a read – if you don’t mind the smell. Cartoons…

Saturday satire – "Guilty!" cartoon by Josh

Josh writes: So Patchy has been found guilty by an internal review – what next? Cartoons by Josh

Friday funny – The Shy Scientists

Josh writes: Roddy Campbell emailed me to say – The decent mass of scientific society, in a quiet but significant majority, getting on with it in a civilised and peaceful…

Consensus-smensus: 97% of UK voters hiding in the deep ocean

Josh writes: One of the main things we learned from the recent UK General Election was that the forecasters got it catastrophically wrong – catastrophic in that the pollsters reputations…

Turning our backs on the poor? Cartoon by Josh

Josh writes: It is extraordinary to think that Bjorn Lomborg first published The Sceptical Environmentalist 17 years ago in 1998 – that’s as long as The Pause! However there has…