Category Archives: the weather channel

Talking About the Weather With Joe D’Aleo

Joe D’Aleo has been at the center of American meteorology throughout his 40-year career. He was a co-founder and first director of meteorology at The Weather Channel. Later he was content manager and “Dr. Dewpoint” for Intellicast.com. He was a … Continue reading

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What Happened in Joplin?

Seth Fletcher is a talented writer. Consider this description of the day a tornado leveled his hometown of Joplin, Missouri: Just after 5 p.m., two storm chasers driving toward the western edge of Joplin, Missouri, spotted a translucent set of … Continue reading

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Introducing: Don’t Sell Your Coat

What follows is an excerpt from my new book Don’t Sell Your Coat, available here: I want to examine the moral component of meteorological journalism. As I mentioned near the beginning of this book, I used to be an avid watcher … Continue reading

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What Will the AGW Climb-Down Look Like?

Here’s something that you can bring to the bank: With regard to global warming, the major purveyors of news in the industrialized world will be climbing down from their various versions of frenzied alarmism. Here’s something else that you can … Continue reading

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