Chuck Wiese

A Warming Arctic Would Not Cause Increased Severe Weather or Temperature Extremes

by Chuck Wiese, Meteorologist, Weatherwise, Inc. This paper is a critique Francis and Vavrus (2012), hereinafter FV (2012), by atmospheric scientists Jennifer Francis from Rutgers University and Steve Vavrus of the University of Wisconsin. Their paper can be downloaded here:  http://marine.rutgers.edu/~francis/pres/Francis_Vavrus_2012GL051000_pub.pdf and an updated version here: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/1/014005/pdf FV (2012) claims a measured decrease in the zonal or west …

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Regarding Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

by Chuck Wiese, Meteorologist, Weatherwise, Incorporated, Portland, Oregon Why Al Gore’s Comments to Bill O’Reilly at Fox News Are Wrong (PDF here. Earlier version on WUWT here.)  From a meteorologist’s perspective, nothing is worse than to see atmospheric science trashed by the likes of Al Gore, who is a self-proclaimed expert in this area, but has had no …

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