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SkS Weekly Digest #14

Posted on 5 September 2011 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

"A trace gas cannot possibly cause the Earth's climate to warm" is one of the most oft repeated memes of climate deniers throughout the world. Sarah succinctly rebutes this meme in "CO2 is just a trace gas" 

 Toon of the Week


The Week in Review

A list of aticles posted on SkS during the past week.

Coming Soon

A list of articles that are in the pipeline. Most, but not necessarily all, will be posted on SkS during the course of the coming week.
  • Haydn Washington talks Climate Change Denial with Steamy Toad by John Cook
  • CERN - Saying Nothing About Cosmic Ray Effects on Climate by Dana
  • Greenhouse Gas: It's not just about CO2 by Mythago
  • On Mowing a Virginia Lawn … And Contemplating a Greenland Iceberg by Bud Ward
  • Treehugger Video #6 by John Cook
  • Spending A Week Above Arctic Circle On M.S. Fram Off Greenland’s West Coast  by Bud Ward
  • Icelandic translation to the Guide by John Cook
  • Lessons from Past Climate Predictions: IPCC TAR by Dana
  • Not so Permanent Permafrost by Agnostic
  • “Been There, Done That" (NSF inspector general Report on Mann) by Alex C

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Perry shoots the messenger on climate change by Andrew Dressler, Houson Chronicle, Sep 3, 2011

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  1. "NASA Satellites Detect Pothole on Road to Higher Seas" is listed both in the "Week in Review" and "Coming Soon" sections... Lots of good content, and I like the 'toon. :-D
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    Moderator Response: Correction made. Thank you. Badgersouth
  2. @Bern #1: Thanks for the positive feedback. Suggestions for improving the Weekly Digest are most welcome.
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