NOAA chief scientist just really going for it
You may have heard that Craig McLean, NOAA Assistant Administrator for Research, wrote a letter to colleagues over the weekend that addressed controversies surrounding Hurricane Dorian. We have published the letter online; please read it here:
🔥🔥🔥 Speaking truth to power, NOAA’s acting chief scientist Craig McLean slams his agency’s cowardly Friday night statement about Dorian and Alabama. May a Craig McLean emerge in every agency. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
Well said! NOAAResearch chief Craig MacLean begins the rebuilding after #SharpieGate2019 but all the #SharpiePresident ‘s men should be ashamed. He should not have to clean up this mess! #TossRoss
A Message from Craig N. McLean, Assistant Administrator, Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, ⁦⁩: “Hurricane Dorian and Exceptional Service“
Oh, wow, the Sharpiegate news cycle is gonna get some fresh legs.
Message from Asst. Admin. for Research, OAR, NOAA. "My understanding is that this intervention to contradict the forecaster was not based on science but on external factors including reputation and appearance, or simply put, political."
NOAA explicitly disclaim press release that backed up Trump on Sharpiegate
From the NOAA Chief Scientist Craig McLean" During the course of the storm, as I am sure you are aware, there were routine and exceptional expert forecasts, the best possible, issued by the NWS Forecasters. 1/n