And….we’re back

After announcing the migration yesterday, the past 24 hours have been very stressful for me. About 11AM PDT yesterday, the migration began to move WUWT to a new much more secure and feature rich cloud server. It didn’t go well, and took far longer than I expected. There were issues with the server SSL certificate,…

Biases and inconsistencies in weather forecast systems found

From the INSTITUTE OF ATMOSPHERIC PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES and the “but there’s no bias in climate forecasting, it’s perfect” department. Scientists find inconsistencies and biases in weather forecasting system The tiniest of natural phenomena can have a big impact on our weather, but an international team of researchers have found that the most widely…

When Eruptions Don’t

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by Richard Keen’s interesting WUWT post on using eclipses to determine the clarity of the atmosphere, I went to the website of the Hawaiian Mauna Loa Observatory. They have some very fascinating datasets. One of them is a measurement of direct solar radiation, minute by minute, since about 1980. I…