Why Should the U.S. Be the Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction?

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather Blog Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Why Should the U.S. Be the Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction? During the past several years, I have written…

U.S. geoengineering research gets a lift with $4 million from Congress

What could possibly go wrong? From the AAAS By John Fialka, E&E NewsJan. 23, 2020 , 10:00 AM Originally published by E&E News BOULDER, COLORADO—The top climate change scientist for…

‘Blob’ research shows ecological effects that halted fishing and hiked whale entanglements

Unprecedented environmental changes inspire new online tools to better spot them next time NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region An ecological pileup of unprecedented changes in the ocean off the West…

The Future of U.S. Weather Prediction Will Be Decided During the Next Month

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather Blog During the next few weeks, leadership in NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) will make…

Major storm to impact the central and eastern US

Guest post by Paul Dorian A colorful surface forecast map by the 12Z GFS for Saturday evening depicting a multi-hazard event with significant snow (blue) and ice (purple, pink) on…

Tiny shells reveal waters off California are acidifying twice as fast as the global ocean

NOAA Headquarters In first-of-its-kind research, NOAA scientists and academic partners used 100 years of microscopic shells to show that the coastal waters off California are acidifying twice as fast as…

Extended Forecasts are Not Reliable

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog We are constantly exposed to extended forecasts in the media and online, with predictions extending through the next month and more.…

Hurricane Dorian: Just Weather, Not Climate Change

Reposted from Chris Martz Weather We’ve made it three weeks without extreme weather and/or climate change hysteria making rounds on social media. Unfortunately, that streak has come to an end,…

New study offers roadmap for detecting changes in the ocean due to climate change

Some impacts — like sea temperature rise — are already in progress; others expected to occur within next century Princeton University Researchers led by Princeton University examined a range of…

‘Hidden’ NOAA temperature data reveals that 6 of the last 9 months were below normal in the USA – and NOAA can’t even get June right

A review of state-of-the-art climate data tells a different story than what NOAA tells the public. While media outlets scream “hottest ever” for the world in June and July (it’s…