2012 SkS Weekly Digest #4
Posted on 30 January 2012 by John Hartz
John Cook's post, The National Center for Science Education defends climate science in high schools started the week off with bang, generating nearly 100 comments to date. Cook followed with the Debunking Handbook: update and feedback. Dana added to his "fact checking" posts with Patrick Michaels Continues to Distort Hansen 1988, Part 1 and Part 2.
Toon of the Week
Issue of the Week
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The Week in Review
A complete listing of the articles posted on SkS during the past week.
A list of articles that are in the SkS pipeline. Most of these articles, but not necessarily all, will be posted during the week
- Examining the Latest Climate Denialist Plea for Inaction (Dana)
- New research from last week 4/2012 (Ari Jokimäki)
- Measurements show Earth heating up, think tanks & newspapers disagree (MarkR)
- Climate change policy: Oil's tipping point has passed (John H)
- The Year After McLean - A Review of 2011 Global Temperatures (Dana)
- Major Study of Ocean Acidification Helps Scientists Evaluate Effects of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on Marine Life (John Hartz)
- Greenhouse Effect Basics: Warm Earth, Cold Atmosphere (Tom Curtis)
- Glaciers have retreated worldwide (MarkR)
- RW Wood and the Greenhouse Effect (Eli Rabbett)
SkS in the News
Rob Painting also guest posted NASA scientists expect more rapid global warming in the very near future (part 1) on Planetsave.
The Climate and Carbon Science component of the US Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a fantastic resource for SkS readers to tap into.
The Climate and Carbon Science Mission:
In keeping with its mission to "enhance the energy and environmental security of the nation" LLNL promotes the many climate and carbon science research and development efforts that are described on these pages. These efforts involve teams of both environmental and computer scientists, as well as diverse support personnel, who work together to achieve scientific and technical innovations directed toward pressing national and international problems in these fields.
Click here to access the home page of the LLNL's Climate and Science initiative.