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SkS Weekly Digest #19

Posted on 10 October 2011 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

The discourse between SkS and Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. continues on the comment thread to Dana's article, Pielke Sr. and SkS Disagreements and Open Questions posted on Oct 1.

Toon of the Week


The Week in Review

Here's a list of aticles posted on SkS during the past week.

  • Changes in Arctic Sea Ice: Young and thin instead of old and bulky by John Hartz
  • Book review: The Inquisition of Climate Science by John Cook
  • Clouds Over Peer Review by Jörg Zimmermann
  • True Cost of Coal Power - Muller, Mendelsohn, and Nordhaus by Dana
  • Graphics for Sea Ice Minimum 2011 by Peter Hogarth
  • Lessons from Past Climate Predictions: Arctic Sea Ice Extent by Dana
  • Between St. Roch and a cold place by J Murphy
  • Michaels Mischief #3: Warming Island by Logicman
  • Coming Soon

    Here's a list of articles that are in the SkS pipeline. Most, but not necessarily all, will be posted during the week.

    • Pielke Sr. and SkS Warming Estimates (Dana)
    • Every Picture Tells a Story (Daniel Bailey)
    • How Increasing CO2 Heats the Ocean (Rob P)
    • Arctic volume diminishing more rapidly than extent (Peter Hogarth)

    SkS in the News

    "This is a truly excellent piece from the good folks over at Skeptical Science that I have to share in full. I’m sure they’re happy to get the message out. Check it out: True Cost of Coal (New Analysis)"  -Zachary Shahan, PlanetSave, Oct 7, 2011

    The 'fingerprints' graphics from John Cook's The Scientific Guide to Global Warming Skepticism were featured by ClimateProgress and TreeHugger this week.

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    1. Nice toon John. Thanks for this-- nice to have everything pulled together once a week.
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    2. BTW, on the main page, the toon gets stretched out to several screen's worth of height for me, using Chrome. Not sure what's going on there - it looks fine on this page.
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    4. Bern & panzerboy: There is a technical glitch embedded in the toon, but I do not know how to fix it. Perhaps one of my tech savy colleagues will be able to do so. I use Internet Explorer and I do not see a toon on either the home page or on this version.
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      Moderator Response: [DB] It's there in Firefox 7 but not in IE 8.

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