Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise has been watching the climate world since 2009. What she sees isn't pretty.

Green Incompetence Isn’t Sustainable

Governments fund solar capacity in countries that receive little sun and install wind turbines in nations that get little wind. $100 billion has been squandered while green activists applauded.

January 23, 2015

Greenpeace: We Spit on Your Sacred Spaces

Greenpeace activists have no respect for what others hold sacred – whether it’s Peru’s Nazca lines or a Roman Catholic cross in Canada.

December 11, 2014

‘No Culture of Accountability’ at Greenpeace

Environmental organizations are large, affluent, and secretive. Rather than being underdogs, they are now the establishment.

June 23, 2014

3 Reasons Not to Trust the New Climate Report

The IPCC acts as investigator, prosecutor, judge, and jury. It has a long history of recruiting activist personnel, and is led by a man prone to exaggeration.

April 15, 2014

The IPCC: Bar the Media, Welcome the Activists

In Berlin this week, environmental activists were allowed to attend a four-day meeting that journalists were denied access to. This is normal IPCC procedure.

April 12, 2014

Government Tells Public They’re Morons

Ontario energy minister says we should wear sweaters in winter.

February 11, 2014

Video Interview: Activists & the UN Climate Process

In a 23-minute interview, filmed in the UK last month, I talk about activists and the UN’s climate process.

February 9, 2014

The Invisible Judith Curry

A bona fide climate scientist tells US Senators we have no idea whether human-caused global warming will be a serious problem. The media doesn’t report it.

January 17, 2014

The WWF: Still Donning the Science Costume

Why doesn’t the World Wildlife Fund argue for its vision based solely on that vision’s merits?

January 15, 2014

Polar Bear Politics and the WWF

Norway sent eight people to a recent polar bear conference. The WWF sent 10.

December 12, 2013

Anti-Democratic Green Activism

If the public is to be represented at climate negotiations by someone other than their own government, it has a right to elect and dismiss those representatives.

December 3, 2013

Independent Greenpeace? Never Mind

Greenpeace makes a show of rejecting government and corporate money. But it’s close pals with the WWF – which gets enormous funding from exactly those sources.

December 2, 2013

Today’s Climate Summit Press Conferences

The WWF utilized UN press conference facilities yesterday. It’s doing so again today.

November 19, 2013

What a Nasty, Scandalously Rigged System

Activist media events are a shockingly institutionalized part of UN climate negotiations.

November 18, 2013

Initial Dispatch: the Warsaw Climate Summit

If the UN were serious about a new climate treaty, it would turf the activists. They are a distraction no one needs.

November 15, 2013

IPCC Summary: The Real Story

Media outlets remain oblivious to the IPCC’s tainted-by-activism personnel.

November 4, 2013

Greenpeace & the IPCC Report

Greenpeace says 95% certainty is the same as 100% certainty. Tell that to people who die on the operating table.

October 9, 2013

‘Nature’ Spin Elevates Third-Tier IPCC Official to Chair

With attention focused on the IPCC’s imminent Working Group 1 report, a prestigious science journal has published a misleadingly-headlined profile of Working Group 3 co-chair, Ottmar Edenhofer.

September 21, 2013

WWF Partners With Country Where Rape Victims Are Jailed

Any country in which a woman finds herself sentenced to 16 months after reporting a rape is barbaric and deserves to be shunned. Instead, the WWF is burnishing the image of this oppressive regime.

July 21, 2013

Some Kind of Narcissism: WWF Says It’s Saving Life Itself

When the World Wildlife Fund began, it aspired merely to ensure the well-being of particular species of animals. It now imagines that life itself would vanish without it.

July 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Greens Bludgeon Democracy

Environmentalists think Australian states can’t be trusted to make their own decisions. They want them overruled by bureaucrats thousands of miles away.

July 6, 2013

Canada – Green Pariah or World’s Best Reputation?

Activists & journalists insist that Canada’s climate policies have destroyed our international good name. But survey results released yesterday indicate – for the 3rd consecutive year – that we have “the world’s best reputation.”

June 28, 2013

The Sierra Club’s Violent, Totalitarian Tendencies

Truth squads. Pushing “bitter pills” down other people’s throat. Democracy’s new enemies are green.

June 24, 2013

The Green Jobs Fairy Tale

Politicians, having blindly parroted environmentalist rhetoric about green jobs, look increasingly foolish.

June 18, 2013

WWF Derides ‘Vocal Minority’ Views

According to the vocal minority known as the World Wildlife Fund, governments shouldn’t be placating vocal minorities.

June 12, 2013

The Tale of the Non-Endangered Gray Wolf

When a single gray wolf crossed into California in late 2011, four environmental organizations took leave of their senses.

June 10, 2013

So You Want to Live in Harmony with Nature?

The WWF thinks we should all “live in harmony with nature.” Sounds great – except for the flies, wasps, venomous snakes, storms, and floods.

June 4, 2013

WWF Gets Into Bed with Oppressive Dictatorship

The World Wildlife Fund has organized an event this week in the United Arab Emirates. You know, one of those countries in which political parties are banned.

May 18, 2013

The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #6

Carbon dioxide, superstition, and protecting the oceans.

May 13, 2013

WWF Takes Pre-Schooler’s Birthday Money

The world’s largest environmental organization celebrates 4-year-olds as a fundraising mechanism.

May 4, 2013

The Mysterious Wilderness International

A Canadian charity for which German school kids are raising money is the furthest thing from transparent.

April 14, 2013

Judges Call Eco Activists ‘Pirates’

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society represents a return to humanity’s violent past.

April 8, 2013

Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory

It takes chutzpah to accuse other people of something you yourself are peddling.

April 6, 2013

How Greenpeace Defines Happiness

Greenpeace says we should deprive ourselves and harm our communities.

March 21, 2013

Indonesian Official Compares WWF to Thieves

The behaviour of green NGOs in the developing word resembles foreign adventurism: arrogant, reckless, and exploitative.

March 19, 2013

Earth Hour, Smog & Kim Jong Il

For Earth Hour’s eco-campaigners, barbaric oppression in North Korea is merely a talking point, something to casually make use of.

March 10, 2013

IPCC Invites In the Activists

When Greenpeace personnel are participating, a political process is underway – not a scientific one.

March 6, 2013

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.

March 2, 2013

Managing Human Wildlife

The National Wildlife Federation regards human beings as just another form of wildlife to be managed.

February 22, 2013

Greenpeace & UNEP – Cozy Under the Bedcovers

Greenpeace envisions a new system of global governance – in which unaccountable UN bureaucrats gain “real powers.”

February 21, 2013

The Workshop Presentation that Never Was

The BBC African temperature exaggeration is worse that we thought. It also has an IPCC connection.

February 13, 2013

Pity Poland

Persecuted for decades? Poor? Green groups will still kick you when you’re down.

January 29, 2013

The Sierra Club’s Broken Moral Compass

The Sierra Club took fossil fuel money. Lots of it. How dare it falsely accuse other people of doing this.

January 27, 2013

Greenpeace’s Vision for America: Unemployed, Broke, Miserable

Greenpeace thinks President Obama should destroy lives now. Because of an ill-defined, generalized risk of climate change sometime in the future.

January 22, 2013

Europe Today: Stealing Wood, Burning Wood

Green energy is expensive energy. In Europe, prices are rising and unintended consequences have followed.

January 20, 2013

Authors of ‘Extreme Misrepresentation’

A majority of the 13 senior scientists responsible for a US government report are also associated with activist groups. (Eight of them have an IPCC connection.)

January 19, 2013

The Secret Santa Leak

Thanks to a whistleblower, draft versions of most chapters of the IPCC’s upcoming report are now in the public domain. Among the new revelations: the IPCC has learned nothing from the Himalayan glacier debacle.

January 8, 2013

US Official: ‘Activate Your Science’

A senior public servant thinks scientists should be passionate, engaged activists.

July 24, 2012

The WWF’s Supermarket Offensive

The World Wildlife Fund is reaching into new corners of your life.

July 9, 2012

Is the WWF Telling the Truth About Electric Cars?

The World Wildlife Fund’s praise for electric cars demonstrates its profound disconnect from reality.

July 2, 2012
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