Tag Archives: American Meteorological Society

How the American Meteorological Society Justified Publishing Half Truths

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Background: In 2000, the Bulletin of the Meteorological Society published “Impacts of Extreme … Continue reading

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Mail wars: Heartland -vs- the AMS

There is a bit of a row that has developed over the recent American Meteorological Society survey of its membership on cause of climate change that gave a surprising result of only 52% of survey respondents answering Yes: Mostly human. … Continue reading

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The 97% consensus myth – busted by a real survey

We’ve all been subjected to the incessant “97% of scientists agree …global warming…blah blah” meme, which is nothing more than another statistical fabrication by John Cook and his collection of “anything for the cause” zealots. As has been previously pointed … Continue reading

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Members quitting the American Meteorological Society over stance on climate

This can’t be good: In last 24 hrs, correspondence w 3 multi decade members of The American Meteorological Society, we all quit due to AMS position on #climate— Tim Kelley NECN (@SurfSkiWxMan) June 21, 2013 It gets worse:

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The tolerant left: these are not the questions we are looking for

In this priceless yet disturbing Twitter exchange with American Meteorological Society president Dr. Marshall Shepherd, Bishop Hill points out another case of Mann Overboard! It started out innocently enough: Twitter / DrShepherd2013 [Shepherd] learned n strange emails/blogs some disagree with … Continue reading

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Claim: 400 PPM CO2 gives the weather ‘personality’ of the extreme kind – rebuttal to CBS News Face the Nation

CBS’s Face the Nation spent fifteen minutes today talking about “climate change” and its relation to the Moore tornado. The news outlet convened a one-side panel, with no climate skeptics present. The panelists, while on one hand saying there’s no … Continue reading

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Long Term Tornado Trends

By Paul Homewood It seems that tornadoes, or the lack of them, are back in the news at the moment.  American Meteorological Society President, Dr Marshall Shepherd, seems to think it is unfair to mention low tornado numbers, saying it … Continue reading

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Study: Global warming belief tracks the weather

From the University of New Hampshire , comes this explanation of what we observe seasonally in the news, that warming events are inevitably linked to global warming. Climate change beliefs of independent voters shift with the weather, UNH study finds … Continue reading

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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 Team ################################################### Numbers of the Week: 0.75% ################################################### THIS WEEK: … Continue reading

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Pielke Sr., Curry, and Singer on the new AMS climate statement

Dr. Roger Pielke Senior has weighed in on the new AMS climate statement: Contradictory Statements By The American Meterological Society – Comments On The New Statement Titled “Climate Change” The American Meteorological Society has released its Statement Climate Change – An Information … Continue reading

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New AMS statement on Climate Change

Seems almost a planned effort this week, Sea Ice, Iasaac, and now the AMS statement. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   617-227-2426 ext. 3901   August 27, 2012    kseitter@ametsoc.org American Meteorological Society Releases Revised Climate Change Statement August 27, 2012 –The American Meteorological … Continue reading

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John Nielsen-Gammon: Skeptics Are Not Deniers

From his Climate Abyss blog at the Houston Chronicle, Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon takes an extended interest in Dr. Robert Brown’s comment-turned-essay on WUWT. Skeptics Are Not Deniers: A Conversation (part 1) Robert Brown, a Lecturer of Physics … Continue reading

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Jo Nova chronicles the snapping of the Gergis hockey stick

Note: I’m reposting this excellent essay from Jo Nova to give it a wide as an audience as possible. Be sure to bookmark her site if you have not already. – Anthony 300,000 dollars and three years to produce a … Continue reading

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American Meteorological Society disappears withdraws Gergis et al paper on proxy temperature reconstruction after post peer review finds fatal flaws

UPDATE: It appears the paper has been withdrawn and credit acknowledgement given to Steve McIntyre, see below: There was yet another recent “hockey stick” being foisted on the public. Gergis et al. It says: The average reconstructed temperature anomaly in … Continue reading

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Open thread weekend plus poll

I have other projects to do this weekend, so I’m taking off. Moderation may be minimal or non-existent at times, so if your comment takes a long time to appear, don’t take it personally. In the meantime, please consider this … Continue reading

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Oregon State Climatologist to be on heated panel April 10th

WUWT readers may remember the fiasco from the Oregon State Museum of Science and Industry where they invited, then dis-invited the AMS Oregon Chapter to have a panel because they didn’t consider it “balanced” enough. Translation: “we don’t want any … Continue reading

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More fakery from “Forecast The Facts”

(Note: I can back Mike up on this, I’ve been getting several letters like this from my TV Meteorologist friends from around the country, all nearly identically worded. – Anthony) Guest post by Mike Alger If you thought the dishonest … Continue reading

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Oregon Museum of Science and Industry denial backfires – big crowd in Portland hears all about climate change skepticism

Readers may recall when I took OMSI to task for being debate deniers. That didn’t work out so well for OMSI what with the negative publicity and the packed room last night. Wish I could have been there. If anyone … Continue reading

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Forecastthefacts.org – Political Activists Gagging Our TV Meteorologists on Climate Issues

UPDATE: 1/23/12 11AMPST Exposed – Forecastthefacts.org is a George Soros funded activist website. See details below. By Michael A. Lewis, PhD. and Anthony Watts Some one or some organization is attempting to influence the upcoming annual meeting of the American Meteorological … Continue reading

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Stupid: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry cancels climate talk due to skeptics being on panel

I guess nobody wanted to “properly debate” skeptics. They couldn’t even get David Appell? From Oregon Live: The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry has pulled the plug on a presentation from three scientists critical of the theory of man-made … Continue reading

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On The Hijacking of the American Meteorological Society (AMS)

Guest post by Bill Gray Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University (AMS Fellow, Charney Award recipient, and over 50-year member) June 2011 I am very disappointed at the downward path the AMS has been following for the last 10-15 years in … Continue reading

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The folly of linking tornado outbreaks to “climate change”

In times of tragedy, there always seems to be hucksters about trying to use that tragedy to sell a position, a product, or a belief. In ancient times, tragedy was the impetus used to appease the gods and to embrace … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change, Current News, Disaster, Opinion, thunderstorms, tornadoes, Weather | Tagged , , , , , | 69 Comments

Ten Major Failures of So-called Consensus Climate Science

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow INTRODUCTION The US congress sub-committee on Energy and Commerce Committee held hearings on whether to restrict in some way the EPA’s regulatory authority relative to greenhouse gas emissions. There were 7 scientists invited to … Continue reading

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Using weather models to predict pirates, really

From the truth is waaaayyy stranger than fiction department, we all remember this parody graph of global warming: As many know, this week at the AMS convention is Seattle, a lot of new papers are being presented. One, from James … Continue reading

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New UW peer reviewed paper on the 2010 Pakistan floods – nothing to do with “climate change “

Paging Joe Romm…  Remember this ridiculous moment in climate politics last year? Well guess what kids, there’s a new peer reviewed paper to be published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, and in the press release about the … Continue reading

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