Notes from a 'mole' in Al Gore's Climate Leadership Training

A person who is actually a climate skeptic (and WUWT regular) applied for and was granted a training slot in Chicago this week. http://climaterealityproject.org/leadership-corps/ and has graduated as one of…

The WUWT Hot Sheet: Inaugural edition

This is an idea I’ve had for awhile, so I’m going to try it and see how it goes with reader interest. The “Hot Sheet” is a collection of snippets,…

Would you, could you, shoot a goat in the Name of Climate Change?

By Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times. O’Hare airport will finally get its goats. The Department of Aviation of the City of Chicago has awarded a contract to…

Dissing skeptics hits prime time CBS drama "The Good Wife"

Global warming zinger in CBS “The Good Wife” I was just watching the episode “The Art of War” in the drama “The Good Wife” on CBS and was shocked to…

Why We Need Debate, Not Consensus, on Climate Change

NOTE: This op-ed was rejected by the New York Times. It was submitted as a response by The president of The Heartland Institute in reply to Fred Krupp’s Wall Street…

Skeptics on the radio

Harold Ambler – Worldwide Radio Interview Tonight I’m looking forward to joining the hosts of Wise Guys of Weather at 8:10 p.m. EDT this evening to discuss weather, climate, and…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “As an agency, NASA does not draw conclusions and issue ‘claims’ about research…

Text of Václav Klaus Heartland Institute Conference Speech

Many thanks for the invitation and for giving me the opportunity to address this distinguished audience. I am not for the first time in Chicago. It is also not for…

Hump day hilarity – 'Forecast the Facts' comically failed protest at the Heartland conference in Chicago

Brad Johnson’s (formerly of Climate Progress, now of “Forecast the Facts”) “Rally Against Corporate Climate Deniers” was a great bit of entertainment for many at the Heartland conference yesterday. I…

NWS Chicago demonstrates that climate math is hard

Chicago NWS demonstrates why climate math is hard in their May 10th summary, which I reproduce in entirety below from http://www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php?site=LOT&issuedby=ORD&product=CLI&format=CI&version=7&glossary=0 See if you can spot the error, and the…

Weekly Weather and Climate News Roundup

The Week That Was: 2012-05-12 (May 5, 2012) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “Even a succession of professional…

Heartland's Billboards and Joe Romm's stunning hypocrisy

UPDATE5: 5/5/10:30AM Donna Laframboise pulls out of the conference. http://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2012/05/05/why-i-wont-be-speaking-at-the-heartland-conference/ Instead, those of us who had accepted Heartland’s invitation to take part in its conference found ourselves blindsided – a…

New Evidence Released in Fakegate Global Warming Scandal

This is in addition to the forensics report that I had done by the JGAAP folks here: Forensic analysis of the fake Heartland ‘Climate Strategy Memo’ concludes Peter Gleick is…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: Moral certainty is always a sign of cultural inferiority. The more uncivilized the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week: “In God we trust; all others bring data!” Motto of the Apollo space…

Peter Gleick Debate Invitation email thread

This email from Heartland communications director Jim Lakely is published unedited except for some email address and some telephone number redactions to prevent unwanted spam and calls –Anthony UPDATE: I’ve…

LA Times invokes Godwins Law, cites ‘Mein Kampf’ to attack Heartland Institute

From JunkScience.com LATimes cites ‘Mein Kampf’ to attack Heartland The Los Angeles Times invokes der Führer to attack Heartland. The Los Angeles Times editorializes: Leaked documents from the Heartland Institute in…

On the anniversary of Climategate, RealClimate's Ray Pierrehumbert sings the CO2 blues, Chicago style

I’ve previously highlighted the accordion talents of RealClimate co-founder Dr. Ray Pierrehumbert. Now he’s formed a band with two guys named Abbot and Archer, singing the CO2 blues in a…

Announcement from the Heartland Institute

David H. Padden, founder and chairman emeritus of The Heartland Institute, died of a heart attack while at his Chicago home on Sunday, October 2. He was 84. Padden was…

Chicago snow 2011 and 1967 – global warming then too?

Here’s the national snow depth, Chicago has between 20-30 inches of snow by this map: Source: http://www.nohrsc.nws.gov/nsa/ Dr. Richard Keen writes in an email: I was a college student in…