2014 SkS Weekly Digest #27

SkS Highlights

Mercury Rising: 2014 Sees Warmest May Ever Recorded Following on From 2nd Warmest April by Rob Painting attracted the highest number of comments of the articles posted on SkS during the past week. Drawing the second highest number of comments was Today’s Solar Power ‘Revolution’: Powerful Insights from Energy Experts, re-posted from Yale Climate Connections by greenman3610.  

El Niño Watch

Toon of the Week

 2014 Toon 27

h/t to I heart Climate Scientists

Quote of the Week

"Over the years, scientific findings on climate change have built to the point where we simply cannot afford to ignore them. And this is true no matter what your politics might be. The climate doesn’t care about politics."

Climate change threatens national security by David W. Titley, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 5, 2014

David Titley is a retired rear admiral who directs the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk at Penn State (wxcrisk@gmail.com). He served in the Navy for 32 years and was the Navy oceanographer and navigator from 2009 to 2012.

SkS in the News

Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature, Cook et al, 2013, Environmental Research Letters, is referenced in the following articles:

SkS Spotlights

The Institute of Climate Studies, USA (ICSUSA.org)'s mission is to  gather (scientific) data on climate parameters and to present this information in a manner which facilitates an understanding of this complicated issue by the general public.

The goals of the ICSUSA are to:

Poster of the Week

 2014 Poster 27 

SkS Week in Review 

Coming Soon on SkS

Mother Nature Always Bats Last!

Posted by John Hartz on Sunday, 6 July, 2014

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