Anthony Watts

Anthony Watts is founder and editor of, the world’s most viewed website on global warming and climate change. He is a leading and most influential critic of the surface-based temperature record, exposing site location and technology problems that lead to a significant warming bias in data used by government agencies and environmental groups.

A 25-year broadcast meteorology veteran, he got his start as on-air meteorologist for WLFI-TV in Lafayette, Indiana and at KHSL-TV in Chico, California. He is founder and CEO of IntelliWeather, a weather technology company that produces weather stations, weather data processing systems, and weather graphics creation and display. In 2007, Watts founded, a Web site devoted to photographing and documenting the quality of weather stations across the U.S.