Author Archives: Russ Steele

About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

Rest in Peace Russell Steele

Hello, It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of Russ’s passing on January 3rd, 2020. He was at home and surrounded by all his loved ones when he went. His general level of health and post-surgical … Continue reading

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Note: Posting may be suspended for a week or more as I recover from pancreatic cancer surgery. My surgery is on December 30th, with 5 to 6 days for recovery. Once home, I plan to resume posting. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Wet Years, Dry Years

Reblogged from WUWT Willis Eschenbach / 12 hours ago December 25, 2019 Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I keep reading all kinds of claims that the slight warming we’ve been experiencing over the last century has already led to an … Continue reading

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NOAA Signs With Three Cloud Companies to Provide Free Access to Its Data.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced a new milestone in its big data program, enabling more access to its ever-growing troves of data in the hopes of sparking new economies and a better understanding of our environment. The agency … Continue reading

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Breaking – Official US Govt Data shows accelerating temperature decline since 2016

Reblogged from Ice Age Now. December 6, 2019 by Robert This shocking news (but not-so-shocking to me) comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This graph from NOAA  pretty much tells the story. Temperatures have not only declined, the rate … Continue reading

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CLIMATEGATE: Untangling Myth and Reality Ten Years Later

Ross McKitrick and Steve McIntyre have written up reflections on Climategate 10 years later, focusing on the myths promulgated by the climate academic community. It was McKitrick and McIntyre that exposed Michael Mann climate change “Hockey Stick” as bad science, … Continue reading

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United States – Record-high snow cover across the Lower 48

Re-blogged from Ice Age Now December 4, 2019 by Robert Snow now covers nearly one half – one half! – of the continental United States. That’s the most snow cover on December 2 since records began. Snow Cover – 2 December 2019 – Image … Continue reading

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