Words on Weather & Climate

Words on Weather and Climate — December 16, 2010

December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

Forecasting Climate  by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist When it comes to forecasting the climate, many people say that since forecasters can’t get the weather forecast right for the next couple of days, how can they get the climate forecast right for the next 100 years? (They surely weren’t talking about my forecasts, were they?) The [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — March 18, 2010

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

Spring? by Craig James What a great way to start out the month of March. It was certainly windy and gloomy this past weekend but prior to that, every day from the 2nd through the 8th had 93 percent or more of possible sunshine with three of those days receiving 100 percent of possible sunshine. Compare that to February when only one day had 100 percent of possible [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Climate Data, Part II by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist If you didn’t see my article from last week, I showed this chart from NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies supposedly showing about .8 degree C (1.4 degree F) warming across the globe since 1880. I think this chart is pure fantasy. Here is more on why. Last week I wrote about the [...]

Words on Weather & Climate—February 11, 2010

February 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

More IPCC goofs by Craig James Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist First, a quick update on the Climategate article I wrote a couple of weeks ago. The Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia in England had many emails and documents either leaked or hacked that appeared to suggest ways of hiding data and avoiding freedom of information requests. [...]

Words on Weather & Climate—December 23, 2009

December 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Is weather more severe?  by CRAIG JAMES  Before I get to the main topic of this article, I’d like to point out what an amazing and severe turn to winter there has been across Canada and the United States this month. For the seven-day period of Sunday, Dec. 6 through Saturday, Dec. 12, there were 815 new snowfall records, [...]