Misuse of The Law; Another Battle in the Climate Wars

Watts Up With That?

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball

“In war, truth is the first casualty.” Aeschylus (525 BC – 456 BC)

Maybe my first payment from Exxon for my climate views will arrive with the subpoena from the Attorney General (AG) of the Virgin Islands charging me under the Criminally Influenced and Corruptions Organizations Act (CICO) for trying to tell the truth. This is the Virgin Island’s version of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Most who contribute to WUWT, are included because at the public event,

“Al Gore, announced that his new coalition would find “creative ways” to prosecute fossil fuel companies, individuals, and organizations who disagree with the catastrophic global warming narrative.”


From left to left; Al Gore, NY Ag Eric Schneiderman, and Claude Walker.

My sarcasm is driven by cynicism because the AG’s actions are a sure sign of the failure of proponents of anthropogenic global warming (AGW)…

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Fiji Waters

Watts Up With That?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, I’ve been using a home-made thermometer setup to measure the air and water temperatures of the waters around Fiji. To start with, I’ve been thinking about just why I did it.

The answer, as with many things in my life, is “I’m not sure.” (As an aside, I generally laugh when people ascribe motives to my work, like the ludicrous claim that I’m in the pay of big oil, or the false idea that I am prejudiced against the myriad sunspot claims. In fact, all of us do things all the time without being certain just why we are doing them, and my choice to take scientific measurements was another example.)

One of the strongest motives was simple—I’ve never done it, and the undone is always fascinating to me. One of my lifelong rules of thumb is “If…

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