The October-December 2009 issue of the International Journal of Forecasting is out and includes a special section on "Decision making and planning under low levels of predictability" edited by Spyros Makridakis and Nassim Taleb. The 11 papers in the special section include ones on forecasting in business and economics, medicine, and for public policy (e.g. Green, Armstrong, & Soon's paper on whether it is possible to forecast global temperatures). The issue also includes an article on forecasting economic and financial variables with Global VARs with seven commentaries and a rejoinder, and an obituary for forecasting pioneer Sir Clive Granger (1934-2009). The table of contents with links to the articles is available here.