Does Climate Change Cause Extreme Weather Now? Here’s a Scorcher of a Reality Check

Many of the climate attribution studies are resulting in headlines that are deceptive and result in people coming to incorrect conclusions about the relative roles of global warming and natural…

Update 3 on Northwest US Heat Wave Predictions

As we get closer to the big heat event, powerful new forecasting tools are becoming available. Tools that provide a higher resolution and more nuanced view of the extreme heatwave…

Update 2 on Northwest US Heat Wave Predictions

Surface temperatures will get above 112F over and near the western slopes of the Cascades. Large portions of western Oregon and Washington away from the water will be above 104F.

What Will Northwest Weather and Climate Be Like in 2050?

Knowing the future climate is very important, because we can take steps to adapt to climate change, saving lives and property. And the threat of unpleasant consequences can motivate society…

Did Global Warming Play A Significant Role in the Recent Northwest Wildfires?

Did global warming (a.k.a. climate change) have a significant impact on the Northwest wildfires of the past few weeks?

Cliff Mass Fights Back Against @knkxfm

It is time for me to speak about my firing from KNKX and I will reveal much that is not known publicly about the station, its leadership, and the events…

NPR fires weatherman for comparing Seattle riots to Germany in 1938 on his personal blog

A weatherman for a National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate in Tacoma has been taken off the air for a personal blog post that shows in vivid detail the destruction two…

The Spokane MegaCar Crash Up, Snow, and a Warning for Southwest Washington

From the Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog Wednesday, November 27, 2019 The Spokane MegaCar Crash Up, Snow, and a Warning for Southwest Washington Yesterday around 2 PM, a band…

Is Global Warming an Existential Threat? Probably Not, But Still a Serious Issue.

Reposted from Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog During the recent presidential debate, a number of candidates suggested that global warming represents an existential threat to mankind, and thus requires…

The Genius of Crowd Weather Forecasting

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather and Forecasting Blog Last quarter I taught Atmospheric Sciences 101 and as a fun extra-credit activity students had the opportunity to participate in a…

Another Climate Propaganda Story Promoting the Normal as Abnormal

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Almost every day there are stories in the media about weather or climate events that create the impression that they are new and outside of…

Forget El Nino, StormFest is about to Hit the West Coast

Reposted from Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog Thursday, January 3, 2019 Forget El Nino, StormFest is about to Hit the West Coast Things often calm down after January 1…

Sad News: No More BLOB

From Cliff Mass Climate and Weather Blog Monday, December 24, 2018 Sad News: No More BLOB A lot of folks are interested in the BLOB, the colorfully named area of…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #340

The Week That Was: 2018-12-15 (December 15, 2018) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “Science is a way of…

Let’s help Cliff Mass

Opinion by Anthony Watts and Charles Rotter If you haven’t read Dr. Curry’s post about Cliff Mass, please do so before proceeding. It is our viewpoint that Cliff Mass is…

Cliff Mass: victim of academic political bullying

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. by Judith Curry There is a disturbing story coming out of the University of Washington surrounding Cliff Mass. In preparing this article, I have…

Cliff Mass pans Hansen's PNAS paper

Cliff writes to me to tell me about this essay: Climate Distortion. I’m happy to draw attention to it. He writes: This week, with great fanfare,  NASA scientist James Hansen…