How not to measure temperature, part 59

I’ve mentioned this before, but it is worth mentioning again. In the 30 years I’ve been involved in meteorology, I had no idea that water and sewage treatment plants were locations used for climate monitoring until I started the surfacestations.org project. Given the environment at these places, the idea seems simply absurd to me. Yet…

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Road Trip

Craig writes: “That painting could use more concrete, a building, and an air conditioner next to the SS, and it would be perfect.” – your wish is my command… Original painting by Caitlin Schwerin (Weather station & accessories added) In a couple of days, I’m heading off to a week long road trip. This road…

Journalists pan Gore secrecy

Photo: EPFL Security agents were much in evidence as EPFL President Patrick Aebischer welcomes Al Gore to Lausanne. Reporters take exception to a media blackout of the ceremony in the Vaud capital that confers an honorary degree on the Nobel prize winner. Al Gore received an honorary doctorate from the Federal Institute of Technology in…