Saturday, June 17, 2017


In 2014  Watts decided to lengthen the shadow of his treehouse by founding  The  Open  Atmospheric  Society,  a  climate  contrarian organization with all the academic bells and whistles of the decidely un-contrarian American Meterological Society & AGU.  Trouble is that these rely on acumen for their gravitas, and boards top heavy with academic department heads and scientific medalists for their street cred and media clout.

Sou relates that  years of trying  failed to produce anybody with such credentials willing to join the OAS board, collected a grand total of $330 from prospective dues paying members, and produced no journal She reports its website fell silent as  a Norwegian Blue  two years ago.