Posts filed under ‘children’
The natural world is heartless and cruel. Yet we humans equate ‘natural’ with ‘good’.
The world’s largest environmental organization celebrates 4-year-olds as a fundraising mechanism.
In Pakistan, the WWF is enlisting university students to develop an “environmental conscience” among the poorest of the poor.
Half of children perish in pre-industrial societies. Take your pick: a bucolic, green fantasy world – or one that’s safe for kids.
Climate crusaders urge us to Think of the children! But that can be used by anyone to advance any argument under the sun.
Conditioning kids to make meaningless sacrifices for Mother Earth isn’t the purpose of public education.
A Quebec school refuses to say whether David Suzuki’s student bodyguards spent time alone with him.
In a speech to students, David Suzuki condemned society’s fixation with money. So why did he charge their school more for a day’s work than many Canadians earn in a year?
Greenpeace thinks President Obama should destroy lives now. Because of an ill-defined, generalized risk of climate change sometime in the future.
Affordable, reliable energy – a big reason most children now make it to adulthood.
The World Wildlife Fund thinks its corporate logo should be plastered on children’s flesh.
Many jurisdictions frown on advertising that is aimed at children. But UNESCO says nursery schools should teach kids about sustainable development.
Emotional, over-the-top language doesn’t come from real leaders in a time of real crisis. Rather, it’s a sign that someone’s trying to stampede public opinion.
NASA used to be about the right stuff. It used to be about knowledge, human ingenuity, and the triumph of sheer brainpower in the face of unfavourable odds. Now, rather than seeking to inspire kids, NASA tries to frighten them.
Canadian teachers (who are employees of the state) are attempting to dictate how children’s lunchbox sandwiches get packaged. Intruding so intimately into people’s private lives is not an acceptable way to save the planet.
Ted Turner has fathered five children. But he thinks China’s coercive one-child policies should be exported to other countries. Why aren’t other UN officials scrambling to distance themselves from his remarks?
David Suzuki thinks women are capable of saving the world. I agree. But before we support him financially and in other ways, shouldn’t we spend a few minutes looking closely at the kind of world he wants us to fight for?
According to many commentators, conservatives are now ascendant because they have invoked the politics of fear.
So where are the denunciations of the politics of fear employed by greens? They’ve played that hand for years – exploiting & targeting kids in the process.