2013 SkS Weekly Digest #16

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SkS Highlights

Most of the comments on articles posted this past week were fairly evenly distributed among three articles: Global Warming: Not Reversible, But Stoppable by Andy Skuce, Climate Sensitivity Single Study Syndrome, Nic Lewis Edition by Dana, and Global Warming is Accelerating, but it's Still Groundhog Day at the Daily Mail by Rob Painting.

Toon of the Week

2013 Toon 16 

Reposted with permission of Neil Wagner.

Quote of the Week

"The current economic crisis is being aggravated by the growing pressure on the environment, by poverty, by persisting international conflicts and by the worsening state of the global environment," a bespectacled Gorbachev said in Russian to reporters in Geneva by video link.

"The gap between the poor and the rich is unacceptably wide. The response to climate change has been weak and disunited," he said. "The possibility of building a more secure, more just and more united world has been largely missed."

Gorbachev Sees Global Failure to Address Eco-Risks by John Helprin, AP/ABC News, Apr 18, 2013

The Week in Review

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SkS  in the News

In debunking a Gish Gallop by Rep. Chris Stewart, Brad Johnson at Climate Progress referenced 15 SkS myth rebuttals.

Skeptical Software Tools recommended the SkS smartphone apps.

Energy Korea referenced Dana's New Research Confirms Global Warming Has Accelerated.

Media Matters referenced Dana's An Updated Look at What Keystone XL and Alberta Tar Sands Mean for the Climate.

The Idiot Tracker referenced Dana's Guemas et al. Attribute Slowed Surface Warming to the Oceans.

Climate and Health Council referenced several SkS global warming references.

In a post about Reuters' poor global warming reporting this week, Climate Progress and PlanetSave made use of Nuccitelli et al. (2012) Figure 1.

Lack of Environment referenced John Mason's The History of Climate Science.

Mother Earth Calling or Crying re-posted Dana's A Comprehensive Review of the Causes of Global Warming.

Sleeping with the Devil referenced the SkS 'hiding the decline' myth rebuttal.

SkS Spotlights

The mission of Green Cross International is to respond to the combined challenges of security, poverty and environmental degradation to ensure a sustainable and secure future. It seeks solutions through dialogue, mediation and co-operation. To achieve this, it:

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