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NOAA awards Xplore $670,000 to study the options for space weather observatory

Artwork shows Xplore’s Xcraft probe observing the sun in different spectral bands. (Xplore Illustration)Seattle-based Xplore has won a $670,111 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to look into the feasibility of sending a solar observatory to a gravitational balance point that’s a million miles from Earth. From that…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
NOAA

With storms in May, lawmaker wants a longer hurricane season

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, right, gives a tour to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf, of the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center, Monday, June 8, 2020, in Doral, Fla. Wolf, who also toured the National Hurricane Center, spoke during a news conference on the on DHS's operational readiness for the…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
NOAA

Two underreported stories show why Trump is unfit for office

There are two lightly reported stories in the news that really highlight the norm-breaking and criminality of the Trump administration. One involves the nation’s inspectors general and the other the administration’s treatment of science. Anyone who might care about these subjects is most likely already in Biden’s camp, but they should get wider circulation…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
NOAA

Last month was joint-hottest May since records began

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Last month was the joint-hottest May on record, according to new data, signalling that 2020 is likely to have some of the highest temperatures the planet has experienced in modern history.…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
NOAA

NOAA leaders violated agency’s scientific integrity policy, Hurricane Dorian ‘Sharpiegate’ investigation finds (Washington Post)

Tulsa World: Discussion: NBC News, Business Insider, Forbes, CNN, Breitbart, Townhall, Raw Story, Politico, The American Independent, New York Post, Mediaite, Axios and The Hill RELATED: ABC News: Discussion: Politico, Associated Press, The American Independent, Deadline, Axios, Patterico's Pontifications, Mediaite, IJR, The Daily Caller, The Hill, Bloomberg, Raw Story and…
bubmag
June 15, 2020
NOAA

Multiple Organizations Say Last Month Was the Hottest May on Record

According to data compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the global average temperature for last month (which was 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit/15.7 degrees Celsius) tied for the hottest May we've had in 141 years of record keeping. The last (and only other) time May was that warm was in 2016.The…
bubmag
June 15, 2020