Posts filed under ‘Drama Queen files’

Countdown to Disaster – Exhibit #11 in the Drama Queen Files

A chief scientist, a statesman, and an heir to a throne all say climate disaster is imminent. But their schedules don’t agree.

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Continue Reading June 16, 2014 at 12:56 pm

The IPCC Official and the Loaded Gun

Chris Field – the head of the UN climate panel’s Working Group 2 – thinks the world “is staring down the barrel of climate change.”

Continue Reading February 13, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Neil Young’s Hiroshima – Exhibit #10 in the Drama Queen Files

Rockstar’s rhetoric about Canada’s oil sands is intemperate, offensive, and ill-informed.

Continue Reading January 20, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Rich Guy Rubbish – Exhibit #9 in the Drama Queen Files

Musician Bob Geldoff says climate change is going to wipe us out. By 2030.

Continue Reading October 7, 2013 at 7:56 am

Climate Holocaust – Exhibit #8 in the Drama Queen Files

It’s 2009 all over again – when people got hysterical prior to the last-chance-to-save-ourselves Copenhagen climate summit.

Continue Reading July 13, 2013 at 11:38 am

More on Stephen Emmott, Author of ‘Ten Billion’

A new book appears to be a rehash of 40-year-old environmental scaremongering endorsed by that era’s men of science.

Continue Reading July 3, 2013 at 12:56 pm

The Coming Hellhole – Exhibit #7 of the Drama Queen Files

Emergency! Catastrophe! Earth is turning into an unprecedented hellhole – according to an Oxford professor and Microsoft official.

Continue Reading July 2, 2013 at 11:40 am

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #6

Carbon dioxide, superstition, and protecting the oceans.

Continue Reading May 13, 2013 at 1:25 pm

The Drama Queen Files: Exhibit #5

Based on a press release and a brochure, the media says hunters are “gasping for life” in the Arctic.

Continue Reading May 8, 2013 at 11:20 am

Earth Day 1970 (The Drama Queen Files, Exhibit #4)

The language being used in 1970, the year Earth Day was born, hasn’t changed much: Crisis. Catastrophe. Endangered. Extinction.

Continue Reading April 22, 2013 at 9:28 am

Prediction Failed Miserably? Just Make a New One

The Sierra Club blogger who wrongly predicted that this winter would be “less wintery” & snowy than last now says Arctic sea ice won’t “survive this summer.”

Continue Reading March 20, 2013 at 3:47 pm

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #3

The Sierra Club is “outraged” by a Keystone pipeline report. This is as newsworthy as saying the Pope is Catholic.

Continue Reading March 2, 2013 at 9:48 am

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #2

An oil pipeline is described as a “carbon bomb” that will impact the “children of all species forever.”

Continue Reading February 18, 2013 at 12:27 pm

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #1

As a writer, I think it’s important to pay attention to the language and the imagery being used in the climate debate. Today I’m launching a new, regular feature on this blog – The Drama Queen Files.

Continue Reading February 17, 2013 at 1:22 pm


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