SkS Weekly Digest #23

SkS Highlights

The findings of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature study (BEST) coninued to be the primary topic of discussion on SkS with the publication of seven articles referencing the study:

Toon of the Week


The Week in Review

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

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.

SkS in the News

Dana's Going Down the Up Escalator, Part 1 and its graphic illustrating the difference between the ways climate "skeptics" and realists view global warming has drawn a lot of attention:

Baked Curry: The BEST Way to Hide the Incline” is incorporated into “Curry Lost in Denial (& Global Warming Still = More Snow)” posted on PlanetSave.

SkS Spotlights

With more than one million unique visitors per month, is one of the world's most popular environmental science and conservation news sites. The news and rainforests sections of the site are widely cited for information on tropical forests, conservation, and wildlife. aims to raise interest in wildlife and wildlands while promoting awareness of environmental issues. Originally the site was based around a text on tropical rainforests written by Rhett A. Butler, but today the site has expanded to other topics (like Madagascar []) and is available in versions for kids and in more than two dozen non-English languages. is also publisher of Tropical Conservation Science, a peer-reviewed, open-access academic journal that seeks to provide opportunities for scientists in developing countries to publish their research in their native languages. has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and other local, national and international publications.

Posted by John Hartz on Monday, 7 November, 2011

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