How not to measure temperature, part 62

One of the key criteria for placement of weather stations in the COOP, and by extension, the subset USHCN network is the requirement for a “warm body” (an observer) to read the thermometer daily, and write down the max and min (plus rainfall) in the B-91 observers log for monthly submission to the National Climatic Data Center.…

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Increased hurricanes to global warming link: blown away

From the “we told you so” department: Study says global warming not worsening hurricanes WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming isn’t to blame for the recent jump in hurricanes in the Atlantic, concludes a study by a prominent federal scientist whose position has shifted on the subject. Not only that, warmer temperatures will actually reduce the…