Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

On the Futility of Long-Range Numerical Climate Prediction

My 60-year experience in meteorology has led me to develop a profound disrespect for the philosophy and science behind numerical climate modeling.

It's Not Government Motors Anymore

On Monday, the Treasury Department announced that the federal government had, no doubt

The Right Response To Obama’s Inequality Concern Trolling

Politically, the president’s inequality concern trolling push is just the latest MacGuffin: the distraction of an issue that does not poll as a high priority, but is designed as 

Finally, Someone Said it: Stop Extending Unemployment Benefits

This week, on Fox News Sunday, Senator (an

How to End the Tiresome Christmas Debate in Schools

Every Christmas, schools make headlines by labeling their calendars for “holiday break,” “winter solstice,” and the like instead of “Christmas break.” The occasional Scrooge-like superintendent or

President Obama Will Sacrifice Bald Eagles To Fight Global Warming

The Obama administration announced last Friday that it will grant industrial wind farm operators 30-year permits to kill legally protected bald eagles and golden eagles without fear of 

Obama Administration OKs Bird Killing— As Long As Its by Windmill

Friday’s announcement by the Obama administration that it will allow 

FCC’s Special Access Delay of its IP Transition

FCC staff just muffed an easy opportunity to advance the IP transition on the FCC’s timetable in the National Broadband Plan.

Are Google Glass’ Recordings Illegal Wiretapping Too? -- Part 19 Google Spying Series

Google Glass’ easy eavesdropping on people may be illegal wiretapping.

Climate Bullies, the Surrealists of Science

Popular perceptions about climate appear surrealistic to me. I'm a seasoned science geek who has been involved in big-time climate modeling, serious mathematics, theory, and more.