NOAA’s Climate Disaster Claims Are A Sham

When a hurricane hits a populated stretch of coast, which is almost invariably, it is inevitable losses will be big. But while last year was a busy year for hurricanes,…

Top NOAA Scientist Fired For Demanding New Trump Appointees Comply with His Agenda

New boss appointed, immediately receives an email from an employee telling him what he is allowed to do. Employment terminated.

2017 NOAA Study Authors Recommended Fewer Controlled Burns, Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to the study authors, frequent controlled burns reduce the ability of some forests to sequester CO2. More frequent fires reduce soil carbon and fertility,…

NOAA 2018-19 Winter Outlook: Another Mild Winter

Guest essay by Eric Worrall As late as last October NOAA’s climate models were predicting a milder than normal winter. Another mild winter? NOAA’s 2018-19 winter outlook Author: Mike Halpert…

Claim: Sea Level Rise will Kill the Internet in Fifteen Years

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study published by Computer Science Professor Paul Barford claims that critical parts of the Internet will be submerged under rising seas in the next…

NOAA — Straight Talk on Sea Level Rise

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has some rather useful features on its web site. One of these is the Tides and Currents which…

Trump's nomination of Barry Myers to head NOAA is a mistake

From the White House: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Key Personnel to his Administration If confirmed, Barry Myers of Pennsylvania will serve as Under Secretary for Oceans…

House tells NOAA in new bill – focus on weather, not climate research

From the ECMWF is kicking your butt department: This legislation directs NOAA to prioritize its research House Approves Weather Forecasting Bill Apr 4, 2017 Press Release WASHINGTON- The U.S House of…

Fresh Congressional Probe into Flawed Karl "Pausebuster" Scandal

Guest essay by Eric Worrall In the wake of revelations by whistleblower Dr. John Bates, Congressman Lamar Smith, Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, has renewed…

Stunning Earth UHD imagery from new GOES 16 satellite

Finally, a weather satellite showing Earth from space “goes” high definition. With five-times greater coverage, four-times the spatial resolution, and three-times the spectral channels than earlier generations of GOES-16’s Advanced…

Powering countries, empowering people

Affordable energy brings jobs, improved living standards and pursuit of happiness  By Paul Driessen For 16 years, in a scene out of pre-industrial America, Thabo Molubi and his partner made…

NOAA’s New Climate Explorer – NOAA Needs to Provide a Disclaimer for Their Climate Model Presentations

Suggested Disclaimer: Climate Model Outputs Have Been Manipulated By NOAA to Make Models Appear to Perform Well Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post introduces readers to a newly revised…

NOAA/NWS to stop 'yelling' at the public in their forecasts

From NOAA Communications: National Weather Service will stop using all caps in its forecasts Farewell teletype, hello mixed-case characters LISTEN UP! BEGINNING ON MAY 11, NOAA’S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS…

More Alarmist Nonsense with the Release of the Redundant* NOAA Global Temperature Data for February 2016

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale *Or Maybe the GISS Land-Ocean Temperature Index is Redundant. In the post Alarmism Cranked Up to Absurd Level, we discussed the misleading media reports about…

Failed Math: In 1997, NOAA claimed that the Earth was 3.83 degrees warmer than today

Steve McIntyre always told us to “watch the pea under the thimble” when it comes to climate change pronouncements, this is one of those cases. Yesterday, to much media fanfare,…

The 2015 Arctic Report Card: NOAA Failed Walrus Science!

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University Good scientists fully understand that complex issues with high uncertainties require two or more working…

What Are They Really Counting?

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen WARNING: This is not a technical essay. There is almost no science in it. It is not about AGW or any issue involved in the…

Is NOAA About to Crack? 'Pausebuster' study under intense scrutiny

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), who is leading a Congressional investigation into the infamous Karl et al 2015 “Pausebuster” study, NOAA…

Approximately 92% (or 99%) of USHCN surface temperature data consists of estimated values

An analysis of the U.S. Historical Climatological Network (USHCN) shows that only about 8%-1% (depending on the stage of processing) of the data survives in the climate record as unaltered/estimated data.…

Winners and losers in the GHCN estimation derby

Guest essay by John Goetz As noted in an earlier post here, approximately 66% of the GHCN record is estimated after processing by the GHCN adjustment models. In the current…

Approximately 66% of global surface temperature data consists of estimated values

Summary of GHCN Adjustment-Model Effects on Temperature Data Guest essay by John Goetz As the debate over whether or not this year will be the hottest year ever burns on,…

What NOAA NCEI isn't telling you in their 2014 State of the Climate Report released today

Yesterday I made mention of the fact that there would be a report today from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, now NCEI. Today, they have released their 2014 report, and…

NOAA/NCEI Temperature Anomaly Adjustments Since 2010, Pray They Don't Alter It Any Further

Guest Essay By Walter Dnes There is much interest in the latest temperature anomaly adjustments by NOAA/NCEI (formerly known as NOAA/NCDC). This author has been downloading NOAA monthly temperature anomaly…

More pointless worrying from NOAA: July 4th fireworks cause a spike in particulate matter for a day

From the Department of Obvious Science and the “don’t you have anything better to do with our tax dollars” department comes this pointless study. Gotta love the zinger at the…