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NOAA Predicts 8 to 13 Atlantic Hurricanes for 2024

NOAA Predicts 8 to 13 Atlantic Hurricanes for 2024

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Climate Prediction Center has forecast an “above-normal” Atlantic hurricane season for 2024, with a projected range of 17 to 25 named storms, of which eight to 13 are predicted to become hurricanes, a press release from NOAA said. It is the most storms ever predicted by […]

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    NOAA: 1-in-3 Chance 2024 Could Be Even Hotter Than 2023

    NOAA: 1-in-3 Chance 2024 Could Be Even Hotter Than 2023

    Last year was the hottest year on record by a wide margin, and 2024 has a one-in-three shot at being even hotter, according to the Annual 2023 Global Climate Report by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Scientists from the European Union found that Earth’s average temperature last year was 1.35 degrees […]

    Trump Admin to Appoint Second Climate Skeptic to NOAA This Month

    Trump Admin to Appoint Second Climate Skeptic to NOAA This Month

    The Trump White House is now set to appoint two climate deniers to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in one month. First, David Legates, a University of Delaware professor who has questioned the scientific consensus that human activity drives the climate crisis and has argued carbon dioxide emissions are actually beneficial, was named […]

    Climate Denier Who Supports Fossil Fuel Emissions Is Named to Leadership Role at NOAA

    Climate Denier Who Supports Fossil Fuel Emissions Is Named to Leadership Role at NOAA

    By Julia Conley Climate scientists were aghast Monday at the news that David Legates, a University of Delaware professor who has repeatedly questioned the scientific consensus that human activity is causing the climate crisis and has claimed that carbon dioxide emissions are beneficial, has been named by the Trump administration to a top leadership role […]

    Watchdog Accuses Trump’s NOAA of ‘Choosing Extinction’ for Right Whales by Hiding Scientific Evidence

    Watchdog Accuses Trump’s NOAA of ‘Choosing Extinction’ for Right Whales by Hiding Scientific Evidence

    By Julia Conley As the North Atlantic right whale was placed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s list of critically endangered species Thursday, environmental protection groups accusing the U.S. government of bowing to fishing and fossil fuel industry pressure to downplay the threat and failing to enact common-sense restrictions to protect the animals. […]

    NOAA Officials Backed Trump’s False Dorian Claims Under Threat of Firing, Sources Say

    NOAA Officials Backed Trump’s False Dorian Claims Under Threat of Firing, Sources Say

    On Monday, EcoWatch reported how National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials had sided with President Donald Trump‘s false claims that Hurricane Dorian would impact Alabama and against the National Weather Service (NWS) office that moved swiftly to correct the record. Now, new information reported by The New York Times Monday reveals that the NOAA […]

    July 2019 Was the Hottest Month Ever Recorded, NOAA Confirms

    July 2019 Was the Hottest Month Ever Recorded, NOAA Confirms

    Humanity faced its hottest month in at least 140 years in July, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday. The finding confirms similar analysis provided by its EU counterparts. “Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat,” NOAA said on its website. “The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea […]