Anthony Watts

Anthony Watts is a senior fellow for environment and climate at The Heartland Institute. Watts has been in the weather business both in front of, and behind the camera as an on-air television meteorologist since 1978, and currently does daily radio forecasts. He has created weather graphics presentation systems for television, specialized weather instrumentation, as well as co-authored peer-reviewed papers on climate issues. He operates the most viewed website in the world on climate, the award-winning website wattsupwiththat.com.
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Guardian warns ‘last chance’ on climate change, after many other ‘last chances’

If we do not heed this latest last chance, I’m sure there will be another last chance in the near future, just like all the previous last chances we've been given in the past...

Thanks to Climate-Driven Green Energy Mandates, California’s Electric Grid Is Near Collapse

By Anthony Watts This time, “rolling blackouts” are due to green energy issues, not Enron market manipulation. Remember when California imposed rolling blackouts in 2000 and 2001? This occurred when California had a shortage of electricity...

Media hypes 130°F Death Valley Temperature – but it’s still short of the 134°F record

On Sunday, August 16th the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada sent out a Tweet highlighting a new maximum daily temperature of 130°F in Death Valley: Predictably, the media jumped on this number with...

Megadroughts in Texas? Business as usual for mother nature

An article in the Texas Tribune, appearing among the top Google News searches this week for “climate change,” claims Texas ranchers are bracing for a megadrought brought on by climate change. The article claims,...

No, June 2020 Was Not the Hottest June on Record

The Washington Post and other media outlets are claiming June 2020 was the hottest June on record. Not surprisingly, that is fake news and a lie. Let’s set the record straight. The root of the...

Climate Activists Step Up Calls for Imprisoning Climate Realists

Unable to win the debate in the court of public opinion, climate activists are increasingly calling for the imprisonment of climate realists. The latest example is an article in Carbon Brief titled “How climate...

Temperature Hits 100 Degrees Above Arctic Circle, Just Like 100 Years Ago

Over the past few days, the news media, social media, and even the Drudge Report have been overheating about a 100-degree temperature reading in Siberia. For example, a trending tweet, below, claims Siberia is...

New Climate at a Glance Summary: Coronavirus Fails to Alter CO2 Concentrations

Climate at a Glance, the Heartland Institute’s new website providing one- and two-page policy summaries on global warming topics, has published a new summary this week. The new Climate at a Glance summary is...

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