John Coleman (October 15, 1934–January 20, 2018) was the co-founder of the Weather Channel and a notable skeptic of human-caused climate change.
A native of Texas, Coleman worked for several Chicago-area television stations starting while he was in college, and in 1975, he joined GMA in 1975. He "was the original meteorologist on ABC's 'Good Morning America.'"He co-founded the Weather Channel in 1981 and served as its CEO for about a year. In 1983, "the American Meteorological Society named Coleman its broadcast meteorologist of the year."
Views on climate change
- "There is no run away climate change. The impact of humans on climate is not catastrophic. Our planet is not in peril."
- John Coleman, former Chicago meteorologist and Weather Channel co-founder, dies at 83. Chicago Tribune (from the Associated Press). January 22, 2018. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
- Mass, Warren (January 23, 2018). Weather Channel Founder and Climate Realist John Coleman Dies at Age 83. The New American. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
- Delingpole, James (January 22, 2018). RIP John Coleman – Weather Channel Founder Who Called Climate Change ‘Baloney’. Breitbart News. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
- Delingpole, James (January 23, 2018). Climate Alarmists Gloat over the Death of Skeptic John ‘Weather Channel’ Coleman. Breitbart News. Retrieved January 23, 2018.