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NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Season To Above Normal

Monday, August 14th, 2017 5:46am MDT

Less than half way through the 2017 hurricane season the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has upgraded the chances of an above-normal season in the Atlantic. In May, NOAA had estimated that the chance of an above-normal season was about 45 percent. Now the chance of an above-normal season is set at about 60 percent. […]

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Video: Former Obama admin official says climate agencies purposely mislead

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 7:32am MDT

A fascinating insider look from a scientist about how our nation’s government agencies spin data to push their agenda. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin: “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis was, I would say, misleading, sometimes just wrong…”

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Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 3:23am MDT

A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion. “What you saw coming out of […]

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New Weather Satellite Sends First Lightning Images

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 5:47am MDT

Since its launch in November and going online a few weeks later, the GOES-16 weather satellite has already sent back a trove of invaluable data to its operator, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). And the country’s most advanced weather satellite began Monday transmitting to Earth images and data related to lightning over the […]

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NOAA’s satellites are on the chopping block. Here’s why we need them.

Monday, March 6th, 2017 7:45pm MDT

Our eyes in the sky are facing budget cuts On Friday, The Washington Post reportedly obtained a memo from within the Trump administration about proposed funding for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The memo outlined steep cuts to several divisions, including the elimination of the $73 million Sea Grant research program, cuts to climate […]

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Uncovering the Extent of Global Warming Cheating

Monday, February 13th, 2017 12:12pm MDT

For those who follow the heated squabbling of climate alarmists and skeptics, this has been a bombshell week. John Bates, a recently retired scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has revealed that a 2015 study by the government agency was riddled with bias and questionable methodology. More specifically, NOAA released a study […]

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Science Journal Has No Plans To Retract A NOAA Study, Despite Data Manipulation Concerns

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 8:25am MDT

The chief executive of a prominent science group said they currently have no intention of retracting a study at the center of a controversy involving accusations of scientific malpractice by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists. Rush Holt, president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), told lawmakers Tuesday he saw […]

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Washington Times editorial: An inconvenient stretcher

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 8:26am MDT

Bold predictions have a way of disappointing. Al Gore, whose extreme forecasts of climate catastrophe have yet to prove out, should take note. Blunders in the digital age are difficult to erase. That moving finger writes in permanent ink. Mr. Gore, a self-described “recovering politician” who has gone from Washington to fame and million-dollar fortune […]

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NOAA releases first images from new GOES satellite

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 9:46am MDT

NOAA released the first images from their new GOES-16 satellite and to say they are stunning would be an understatement.  The new satellite, built in Colorado by Lockheed Martin, contains some of the highest resolution cameras and most advanced sensors in the world. From NOAA: Since the GOES-16 satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral on November […]

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NOAA releases 2016 – 2017 winter weather outlook

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 4:51am MDT

What will this winter have in store for Thornton?  Forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center have released their outlook and for the Front Range, it doesn’t hold much in the way of clues. The CPC does show odds favor above average temperatures for much of Colorado for the period from December through February.  In terms […]

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