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.

California Drought Report #10

Originally posted on Sierra Foothill Commentary:
The New York Times: In California, a Wet Era May Be Ending The drought, now in its fourth year, is by many measures the worst since the state began keeping records of temperature and…

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The Large Cliff Top Pueblos at Mesa Verde, Colorado and Treeflow Data from Lees Ferry, Arizona

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Samuel I Outcalt The Data: The major tourist attractions at Mesa Verde National Park (near Cortez, Colorado) are the large cliff top pueblos inhabited by the Anasazi between 1128 and…

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NOAA ENSO Model Now Forecasting a Supercalifragilistic El Niño for 2015/16 Season

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest Post by Bob Tisdale First: Congratulations to the teeny-tiny 2014/15 El Niño. It’s now official. NOAA included it as an “official warm event” on their Oceanic NINO Index this week. NOAA’s CFS.v2…

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No wonder they call him ‘moonbeam’ – California Governor Jerry Brown claims Global Warming causes extreme cold

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Remember this eye roller from Brown where he claimed LAX was at risk from sea level rise, only to have to walkback the claim the next day after it was pointed out on…

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Is the Solar System’s Galactic Motion Imprinted in the Phanerozoic Climate?

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Kirby Schlaht Nir Joseph Shaviv is an Israeli-American physics professor, carrying out research in the fields of astrophysics and climate science. He is a professor at the Racah Institute of…

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The Geography of USCRN Average Air Temperature Trends during the 2004-2014 Decade over the Contiguous United States

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Guest essay by Samuel I Outcalt The USCRN monthly average air temperature records were searched for continuous records covering the 2004 to 2014 decade over the contiguous United States. The average values were…

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4 of the 5 Great Lakes about to freeze over

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:
Composite image of the East and West NATICE products for the Great Lakes, see links below for originals Corky Boyd writes: The latest NATICE graphics show Lake Erie totally covered with 9/10+ ice,…

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