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2012 SkS Weekly Digest #6

Posted on 13 February 2012 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

Rob Painting's Global Sea Level Rise: Pothole To Speed Bump? and John Cook's Book review of Michael Mann's The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars garnered the most comments this past week. The title of Michaels Misrepresents Nordhaus and Scientific Evidence in General by Alex C  speaks for itself.

Toon of the Week

 Toon of the Week 2012-06

Issue of the Week

If you could make one change to the SkS home page, what would it be?

The Week in Review

A complete listing of the articles posted on SkS during the past week.

  • A prelude to the Arctic melting season by Neven
  • The Year After McLean - A Review of 2011 Global Temperatures by Dana
  • NASA Mission Takes Stock of Earth's Melting Land Ice by John Hartz
  • The real doping scandal: Weather on steroids by Tom Smerling
  • Book review of Michael Mann's The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars by John Cook
  • Michaels Misrepresents Nordhaus and Scientific Evidence in General by Alex C
  • Volcanic Influence on the Little Ice Age by Dana
  • New research from last week 5/2012 by Ari Jokimäki
  • Global Sea Level Rise: Pothole To Speed Bump? by Rob Painting
  • Coming Soon

    A list of articles that are in the SkS pipeline. Most of these articles, but not necessarily all, will be posted during the week.

    • Climate and Pollen (Robert Way)
    • New research from last week 6/2012 (Ari Jokimäki)
    • Fritz Vahrenholt - Duped on Climate Change (Dana)
    • A mishmash of Monckton misrepresentation (John Cook)
    • Satellites find over 500 billion tons of land ice melting worldwide every year, headlines focus on Himalayas (MarkR)
    • The Independence of Global Warming on Residence Time of CO2 (Dikran Marsupial)
    • Uncertainty is not the basis for investment (jg)
    • Breaking News…The Earth Is Warming…Still! (Glenn Tamblyn)
    • The Certainty Monster vs. The Uncertainty Ewok (Dana)

    SkS in the News

    John Russell at Climate Bites had a good article about critics of The Escalator missing the point of the graphic.

    SkS Spotlights 

    Friends of Gin and Tonic (FoGT)

    It is our mission to expose the full implications of the position of the Friends of Science and similar groups by publicizing the mass of so-called ‘science’ that stands in the way of its acceptance, and thereby help the general public to appreciate the true significance of climate deniers’ pronouncements.

    Click here to access the FoGT website.

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