Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Paris and the Poor

Rich countries that try to meet their Paris commitments will spend huge amounts of money replacing cheap, higher-emissions energy sources with expensive, lower-emissions sources. This will harm the poor and do nothing for the climate.

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December 14, 2015

IPCC Links New Report to Sneering Stephen Schneider

The world’s most important climate body dedicates its new document to a rude, intolerant, highly politicized climate crusader.

November 2, 2014

Think You Know Greenpeace? Look Again

An urgent public health crisis exists. An effective, humanitarian response is available. But rather than pitching in and helping to save lives, Greenpeace is attacking the aid workers.

October 20, 2013

The Green Jobs Fairy Tale

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

June 18, 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

Poverty Pollutes: Lomborg on the Rio+20 Conference

The current United Nations response to environmental concerns is doing more harm than good.

June 4, 2012

Scientific Consensus, Leadership & Stephen Schneider

Is it any wonder that young climate scientists behave badly? Their elders set the example – by hurling insults at dissenters.

February 8, 2012

Is Everything Really Getting Worse?

David Suzuki says the planet is in “far worse shape” today than 50 years ago. But a growing library of exhaustively researched books claim the opposite.

February 8, 2011

Just One Cotton-Pickin’ Minute

How did the Toronto Star manage, within a period of 66 days, to go from telling us our very survival was at stake due to global warming to arguing that, well, fighting pollution is a good idea?

February 11, 2010

Why the Munk Debate Proves the Debate Isn’t Over

Is climate change the most pressing problem facing humanity? When a Canadian audience was given the chance to witness a live debate, fewer people thought so afterward than prior.

December 2, 2009