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SkS Weekly Digest #25

Posted on 21 November 2011 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

The Debunking Handbook, a guide to debunking myths by John Cook and Stephan Lewandowsky, was launched with the postings of the first three articles of a six-part series,

The Handbook will be available as a free, downloadable PDF at the end of the six-part blog series.

Toon of the Week

Kudos to jg, SKS's resident artist.

The Week in Review

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

  • The Debunking Handbook Part 3: The Overkill Backfire Effect by John Cook
  • Congressional Climate Briefing - The End of Climate Skepticism? by Dana
  • The Debunking Handbook Part 2: The Familiarity Backfire Effect by John Cook 
  • Lone Star State of Drought by Rob Honeycutt
  • The Last Interglacial Part Five - A Crystal Ball? by Steve Brown & jg
  • The Debunking Handbook Part 1: The first myth about debunking by John Cook
  • Cardinal Pell needs to practise what he preaches on climate change by John Cook 
  • World Energy Outlook 2011: “The door to 2°C is closing” by Andy S
  • Incredible time-lapse video of Earth from space by John Cook 
  • Hiding the Incline in Sea Level by Dana
  • 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.

    • Air Pollution a Culprit in Worsening Drought and Flooding (John Hartz)
    • Pielke Sr. Misinforms High School Students (Dana)
    • Economic Growth and Climate, Part 1 (perseus)
    • RW Wood and the Greenhouse Effect (EliRabbett)
    • What's happening to Tuvalu sea level? (Rob Painting)
    • Changing the Direction of the Climate (Dana and AndyS)
    • Economic Growth and Climate Change, Part 2 (perseus)

    SkS in the News

    Zachary Shahan over at Planetsave reposted two SkS articles:

    Additionally, John Cook's criticism of Cardinal Pell was published by ABC Religion and Ethics, and Dana's post summarizing the Congressional climate briefing this week was re-posted by TreeHugger.

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