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SkS Weekly Digest #28

Posted on 12 December 2011 by John Hartz

SkS Highlights

SkS readers were treated to two Twilight Zone experiences this past week. In both epsiodes, a prominent climate "skeptic" debated climate science with himself. The first episode, The Monckton Maneuver, is a video produced and narrated by Peter Hadfield. The second, Plimer vs Plimer: a one man contradiction is a narrative written by John Cook. Monckton and Plimer prove beyond a reasonable doubt that US politicians do not have exclusive rights to "flip flopping."

Toon of the Week

Toon of the Week #28

H/T to Climate Progess.

The Week in Review

Here's a listing of the articles posted on SkS during the past week.

  • Global carbon emissions reach record 10 billion tonnes - threatening two degree target by John Hartz
  • (Fahrenheit) 451 ppm by Sphaerica
  • Huber and Knutti Quantify Man-Made Global Warming by Dana
  • Plimer vs Plimer: a one man contradiction by John Cook
  • 2011 AGU Conference Day One by Dana
  • It's Not About The Hockey Stick! by Rob Honeycutt
  • The Monckton Maneuver by Rob Honeycutt
  • Nils-Axel Mörner is Wrong About Sea Level Rise by Dana 
  • Coming Soon

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

    • Infrared Iris Never Bloomed (Dana)
    • Ocean Acidification: Corrosive waters arrive in the Bering Sea (Rob Painting)
    • Is there a case against human-caused global warming in the peer-reviewed literature - Part 3 (Jim Powell)
    • Pagani et al. (2011) (John Mason)

    SkS in the News

    The immense popularity of the Debunking Handbook continued, as it was highlighted by the Climate Reality Project.

    John Cook's Plimer vs. Plimer post was also featured by Climate Crocks and Scholars and Rogues.

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