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2013 SkS Weekly Digest #7

Posted on 17 February 2013 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

SkS' John Hartz is at today's climate/anti-Keystone XL rally and march at the National Mall in Washington D.C, which has an estimated 50,000 participants.  We wish them all well at this important event.


The most popular SkS post this week was Dana's A Glimpse at Our Possible Future Climate, Best to Worst Case Scenarios.

Toon of the Week

 2013 Toon 7

Quote of the Week

In the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union, Marco Rubio said "God also blessed America with abundant coal, oil, and natural gas."

Ted Chamberlain noted in response,

"And then he HID THEM. Coincidence?"

The Week in Review

Coming Soon

  • Geologic Time and Climate Change Science (rockytom)
  • Reconciling Two New Cloud Feedback Papers (Dana)
  • How big is the “carbon fertilization effect”? (gws)
  • In Wall Street Journal op-ed, Bjorn Lomborg urges delay with misleading stats (CSRRT)
  • A tale told in maps and charts: Texas in the National Climate Assessment (Dana)

In the Works

  • Recursive Fury: conspiracy theorists respond to evidence that they’re conspiracy theorists with more conspiracy theories (John Cook)
  • 2013 Arctic Sea Ice Death Spiral Prediction (Dikran Marsupial, Dana)
  • Drost, Karoly, and Braganza Find Human Fingerprints in Global Warming (Dana)
  • How We Know Cosmic Rays are Not Causing Global Warming, In One Simple Graph (Dana)
  • Residence Time and Prof Essenhigh (Glenton Jelbert)
  • New satellite confirms dramatic thinning of Arctic ice (MarkR)
  • Solving Global Warming Incrementally (Dana)
  • Lomborg's Irresponsible Conclusions (Agnostic)
  • Offline-friendly content added to Skeptical Science emporium (doug_bostrom)

SkS in the News

Dana's An Updated Look at What Keystone XL and Alberta Tar Sands Mean for the Climate was refereced by Media Matters.

In a very nice article, Media Lens endorsed SkS and referenced several different myth rebuttals.

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