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

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

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

What a Nasty, Scandalously Rigged System

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

November 18, 2013

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

The Male-Dominated Green Landscape

Why are female leaders rarer than rubies in green organizations?

May 9, 2013

Rajendra Pachauri’s Conspiracy Theory

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

April 6, 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

Liberty – the Missing Ingredient in the Green Analysis

Liberty. Freedom. These ideas inspire risk-taking and self-sacrifice. But the green movement offers the exact opposite.

June 21, 2012

Keeping the ‘No Pressure’ Video Alive

It’s no longer easy to locate the splattergate video on YouTube.

May 4, 2012

Those Who Claim to Speak for the Future

A collection of NGO brats, self-important rich folks, and UN bureaucrats have taken it upon themselves to be the voice of future generations.

January 12, 2012

The IPCC’s Activist Chairman

Rajendra Pachauri does not display the aloof, dispassionate demeanour traditionally evoked by the term “scientist.” Instead, he repeatedly lends the good name of the scientific body he chairs to activist endeavours.

April 5, 2011

Greenpeace and the Violent Video

A Greenpeace spokesperson suggests that the only people concerned about the video in which kids are executed for insufficient eco enthusiasm are those with ulterior motives – “climate skeptics and think tanks funded by corporations.”

October 5, 2010

Greenpeace and the Nobel-Winning Climate Report

The relationship between Greenpeace and the IPCC is so close that not only are the activist group’s documents cited by the climate bible, the IPCC chairman has written a forward for a Greenpeace publication. Meanwhile, a senior Greenpeace official (whose entire career has been devoted to political activism), has served as an IPCC “scientific expert reviewer.”

January 28, 2010

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

Greenpeace thinks climate skeptics should be silent because a “scientific consensus” has established that dangerous climate change is real. Yet Greenpeace’s active opposition to genetically modified foods flies in the face of another scientific consensus – the one that says such products are safe.

July 2, 2009

The Wrong Trousers (Common Ground on Kyoto Between Climate Change Skeptics & Believers)

Two professors (who believe human-caused global warming is a problem) argue that the Kyoto Protocol was doomed to fail & that pushing for more policies of this sort wastes precious time.

A pragmatic analysis that reveals common ground between moderate climate activists & moderate climate skeptics.

June 12, 2009
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