Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

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

A Normal Day in Climate Science

Don’t believe everything you read – especially about the supposed link between global warming and natural disasters.

April 11, 2013

Watch the Al Gore Machine Manufacture Scientific ‘Facts’

Are climate change ‘facts’ so hard to come by that a not-yet-finalized draft report is considered evidence?

February 10, 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

US Official: ‘Activate Your Science’

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

July 24, 2012

Keeping the ‘No Pressure’ Video Alive

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

May 4, 2012

Disasters and the IPCC

Will a load-of-nonsense IPCC press release be corrected?

April 10, 2012

Al Gore’s Shameful New Campaign

Why is Al Gore linking greenhouse gas emissions to natural disasters when experts in that field say no such link exists?

July 19, 2011

The IPCC, the UK, and Climate Censorship

When British delegates attempt to censor speakers at a Russian Academy of Science climate change event that’s a clue that science has left the building.

May 16, 2011

The IPCC on Renewable Energy

The IPCC has released a 26-page summary of a new report 3 weeks ahead of the 1,000-page full document. This is an example of how the IPCC manipulates media coverage. Journalists can’t compare the summary to the real thing.

May 10, 2011

Bill McKibben Says It’s Urgent

In the world inhabited by this environmental crusader, climate change is “a crisis that’s breaking over our heads at this moment,” ExxonMobil peddles petroleum the way drug dealers peddle heroin, and we “have no choice” but to turn our backs on fossil fuels.

February 21, 2011

Monkeys Could Do This

Al Gore said global warming caused Hurricane Katrina and that hurricanes were going to get worse. This gave insurance companies an excuse to increase premiums by tens of billions. How embarrassing that US hurricane damage has since fallen to less than half the historical average.

Perhaps those who lost their properties because they could no longer afford to insure them will forgive & forget.

November 14, 2010

Does the IPCC Prefer Grey Literature to Peer-Reviewed?

Economist Richard Tol has written a series of blog posts regarding, among other concerns, the IPCC’s apparent use of non-peer-reviewed literature to neutralize peer-reviewed research findings.

March 23, 2010

Scientific Organizations – Should We Trust Them?

Since the 1970s, some scientists have embraced social & political activism. The public needs to be aware, therefore, that not every pronouncement made by a “scientist” is neutral or disinterested.

November 17, 2009

The Honest Broker

A moderate and pragmatic voice in the climate debate, Roger Pielke Jr. argues in this book, The Honest Broker, that scientists deserve this label when they present a variety of options to the public – rather than advocating a single course of action.

September 27, 2009
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