NOAA’s climate data, newly revamped in its presentation, is utterly fascinating to me. Today I’ve been looking at NOAA’s snow cover data, which is provided courtesy of Rutgers University’s Global Snow Laboratory. Do you remember how much it used to snow when you were a
The value of well-funded science is that it produces sustained observations over long periods, not just when an issue is hot. I am appreciative of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, funded by NASA, NOAA and the National Science Foundation with the task of
The Congressional Prayer Caucus is a group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate who are interested in maintaining government sponsorship of religious prayer, and who are organized to “use the legislative process – both through sponsorship of affirmative legislation and
In a February 12 2015 letter to the editor of New York State’s North Country Now, an anonymous reader asks, “What Global Warming? Whatever happened to global warming? I feel short changed!” You see, it’s been cold lately. How could that be if we’re experiencing global warming?
Earlier this week, Rowan created a visualization of Pew Research polling data regarding the rejection of atheists as marriage partners in the United States. The lesson was pretty clear: if you’re an atheist in the United States and you want to be accepted by your
Boy, that last winter was cold. Cold, cold, cold, huh? I mean, it was so cold it just blasted a hole in that whole global warming theory, didn’t it? Never mind that one year does not make a trend. This past winter, like all winters