The report examined the aftermath of Mr. Trump’s insistence that Hurricane Dorian was headed toward Alabama, which government forecasters contradicted.
John SchwartzDr. Neil Jacobs, then the acting administrator of NOAA, told the inspector general's office that he “definitely felt like our jobs were on the line” if he refused to counter his own weather forecasters and support President Trump. @cflav@LFFriedman
John SchwartzThe thing about Sharpies is that the stains last a really long time. New reporting on the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, President Trump's incorrect statement that it would hit Alabama, and the ensuing Category 5 political storm. @cflav
NOAA and its research partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a moderate harmful algal bloom this summer. This year’s bloom is expected to measure 4.5 on the severity index – among the smaller blooms since 2011 – but could...
John SchwartzThe news out there isn't all bad: Lake Erie will only have a moderate algal bloom this year.
The FBI is examining exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui and the money used to fund his media efforts in the U.S., including his work with Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to President Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.
Also this week, our reporter battles wild wind and a leaky air mattress
John SchwartzMy pal @henryfountain wanted to get a climate change story, but he didn't want to risk getting the virus by flying or staying in a hotel. So he drove 350 miles and camped out. It did not go smoothly! A great story about a great story. (Second item.)
Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.
John SchwartzPipeline projects are being challenged as never before as protests spread, economics shift, environmentalists mount increasingly sophisticated legal attacks and states try to cut use of fossil fuels to address climate change. @HirokoTabuchi@bradplumer