Supreme Court Asked To Hear Case Involving Leaked ‘Climategate’ Emails

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor A D.C.-based libertarian think tank petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a years-long defamation case involving leaked emails from climate scientists that seriously undermined the credibility of alarming global warming predictions. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) wants to overturn a lower court decision allowing…

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Manntastic Claims Require Manntastic Evidence…

Or at least some evidence… Guest rebuttal by David Middleton From the Hartford Courant: Climate change was behind this summer’s extreme weather By Michael E. Mann November 3, 2018 Summer 2018 saw an unprecedented spate of extreme floods, droughts, heat waves and wildfires break out across North America, Europe and Asia. The scenes played out…

'Supermandia' doesn't seem to like questions about Shukla, #RICO20, and The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund

Long time WUWT readers may remember that a defender of “the cause”, Professor Scott Mandia, donned a Halloween costume and professed his love of defending Michael Mann and others who have had to suffer the terrible, terrible, tragedy of people asking Climategate related questions about validity of science, peer review gatekeeping, and funding. Mike likes the…

Friday Funny – Mann Overboard!

Dr. Mann doesn’t seem to know who he’s labeling as a “garden variety troll”. This is probably just a conditioned reflex on his part, since anyone who disagrees with the omniscient Mann is eventually labeled a troll, but in this case, Dr. Mann’s annoyance gives the extra distinction of “garden variety troll”. Observe:

A hilarious view of Climategate I've never read before

Scientific understanding and faith simultaneously on display:  ‘For climatologists, the search for an irrefutable “sign” of anthropogenic warming has assumed an almost Biblical intensity.’ – Fred Pearce, New Scientist, October 1996 This being near Climategate time, it is worth reflecting upon that heady time in late November 2009 when the world of climate science saw…

Mann and Lewandowsky go psychotic on climate skeptics

From the tiny dog whistle violin department. Dr. Michael Mann and Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky have a new paper out that redefines the term “climate ugliness”. Apparently FOIA requests are “harassment”. And Internet blogs “wrongly sidestep peer-reviewed literature”. Oh Mann, tell that to the IPCC who used magazine articles as sources for AR4. The title suggests…