Weather and Climate Policy

I am quite interested in the policy aspects of the discipline.  Among my activities, I am working to improve U.S. numerical weather prediction, serving on a number of NOAA advisory committees and testifying in Congress on the subject.  I have written a paper in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society on the subject (The Uncoordinated Giant) and have organized a successful effort to secure a weather radar for the Washington Coast.

I have also been active in blogging about and giving public talks about policy issues regarding climate change, supporting a revenue-neutral carbon tax and speaking out against hype and exaggeration in the media and by some politicians.