Whoops! An inconvenient truth for ‘global warming makes more rain’ advocates: reduced pollution increases rainfall

From the “Department of Unintended Consequences” and Georgia State University  comes this oops moment in science. And all that time we are being told by people like Peter Stott that it was the increase in “global warming” that has increased rainfall. Georgia State University research finds Clean Air Act increased Atlanta rainfall A Georgia State…

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30 years ago today, The Weather Channel went live

UPDATE: added a second video from Joe D’Aleo, the founding director of meteorology. On May 2nd of 1982, John Coleman launched The Weather Channel with the help of a small army of very talented people. I’m proud to be a small part of this part of unique American broadcast history. Here’s my interview with the…

Open thread weekend

As you may know, I’m traveling this weekend to be with the founders and pioneers of The Weather Channel in Atlanta for an informal 30 year reunion, which I talked about in detail here. Thanks, sincerely, to everyone for the help and support! Blogging will be light this weekend, though I will post highlights and…