Antarctica warming? An evolution of viewpoint

Above: Mt Erebus, Antarctica picture by Sean Brocklesby A press release today by the University of Washington makes a claim that Antarctica is warming and has been for the last 50 years: “The study found that warming in West Antarctica exceeded one-tenth of a degree Celsius per decade for the last 50 years and more…

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SurfaceStations.org: A tour of Italy

Guest post by Paolo Mezzasalma – meteorologist Anthony Watts’ surface station survey project inspired my attempt for a similar task devoted to the Italian network. Weather observations in Italy are carried out by essentially three institutions, each with different purposes. A national synoptic network was established in its current fashion after the second world war…