OriginThe elevation of the hockey stick and the whole global warming thing to iconic status makes it a giant with feet of clay – poorly founded and ready to crumble. Time to do some digging…
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Category Archives: Humour
Guest Post – the wit and rhyme of Mostly Harmless (with apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore The Pirates of Penzance – Major-General’s song – if you’re not sure of the meter click here to listen). I am the … Continue reading
This is too funny. The Daily Mail reports: Build a snowman by order of the GOVERNMENT! Environment Agency urges homeowners to pile up ice and prevent flooding by delaying thaw Weather forecasters are predicted a sudden thaw when temperatures swing … Continue reading
In searching for a version of Leroy Anderson’s The Typewriter for the New Year post, this strange-looking instrument popped up. It’s a wonderful sort of Heath Robinson device (for US readers think ‘Rube Goldberg’).
This is not so much looking forward to what 2013 will bring as a little musical diversion inspired by a friend and a little overindulgence (as happens at this time of year) – an apt musical representation of a Scotsman … Continue reading
If some of Michael Mann’s followers think that prominent skeptics belong in a special circle of hell (see ‘Mannte’s Inferno‘), here’s news for them. The Nine Circles of Scientific Hell*, as proposed by Neuroskeptic blogspot, are likely to be well … Continue reading
Or is that ‘millipede’? Hot on the heels of The KiloWatt Gym comes a slightly more modest phone-charger version. A hamster wheel converter anyone? A perfect gift for those environuts who worry (needlessly) about leaving their phone charging overnight.
My family are determined to ensure I get a better blog-life balance. Sometimes they employ tactics to ration my blog time. The latest weapon is a bit seasonal but is just coming into use as the cooler evenings draw in…
Bishop Hill has a link to the Climategate police investigation – the closure report. h/t to Paul Matthews for drawing my attention to the following sentence. With regard to the publication of FOIA 2011 enquiries identified that of the four websites … Continue reading
Climatologist; I have a system of undetermined complexity and undetermined composition, floating and spinning in space. It has a few internal but steady state and minor energy sources. An external energy source radiates 1365 watts per meter squared at it … Continue reading
This made me laugh yesterday: