Author Archives: Katherine O'Konski & Rick Piltz

JPSS satellite delays risk loss of global climate data continuity

Despite progress in managing the crisis in developing the next generation of climate observing satellites, significant problems continue and there now appears to be a likelihood of gaps in collecting key global climate data. At a recent congressional hearing CSW heard … Continue reading

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US Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Draft Strategy – Part 2

The draft National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, now out for public review, reflects important steps forward in federal planning under the Obama Administration that would not have been allowed under the Bush Administration.  But the problematic position … Continue reading

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Letters in support of the NOAA Climate Service that the House Science Committee hasn’t made public

Climate Science Watch has obtained and is posting here a set of letters to the House Science Committee from a wide range of industry, nonprofit, and scientific organizations, as well as from the former NOAA Administrators under the Clinton and … Continue reading

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Proposed NOAA Climate Service attacked and defended at House Science Committee hearing

Following some preliminary skirmishing at the House Science, Space and Technology’s hearing June 22 on the proposal to create a Climate Service at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the real partsian ‘conservative’ objection to the NOAA reorganization was evident: … Continue reading

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