Infrastructure encroachment at a NOAA Climate Reference (USCRN) site makes the data warmer

Guest analysis by Gary Boden A little history Poorly sited stations in the U.S. Historical Climate Network (USHCN) have been documented extensively at WUWT in many posts and by the Surface Stations project Anthony started over a decade ago. The USHCN is a 1,219 station subset of the much larger NOAA Cooperative Observer Program (COOP)…

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Private Firm Attracting Climate Research Funds

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Now the US Federal Government has stopped crowding the market, a private firm is stepping in to fund climate research which might produce commercially useful results, like better Hurricane track prediction. How a small start-up firm wants to revitalize climate change research By Jason Samenow April 9, 2018 at 11:53…

A surprising finding about Nitrogen in our atmosphere

From the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, a surprising finding. New source of global nitrogen discovered: Earth’s bedrock Nitrogen from bedrock can result in side-by-side productive forests and barren acidic areas For centuries, the thinking has been that all the nitrogen available for plant growth worldwide comes from the atmosphere. But a new study by National Science…