Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.

The Battle for the Soul of Science

The public is being told that to doubt global warming is to be anti-science and that to question behaviour reminiscent of adolescent gamers is to “attack” climate scientists for doing their job. It’s time the grown-ups in the scientific community made themselves heard.

March 2, 2010

A Bogus 21-Year-Old Climate Prediction

21 years ago, environmental guru Bill McKibben said we’d “burn up” in “a few more decades” if we didn’t stop using fossil fuels.

February 15, 2010

Climate Psychics: 10-Year-Old Snow Prediction Fails Miserably

A decade ago, a climate scientist told the media that snow would be rare in Britain within a few years. But plenty has fallen in 9 of the last 10.

January 7, 2010

Is Corporate E-mail Private E-Mail?

Emails sent at work are not private. Climategate scientists who say they “personally feel violated” now that their e-mails have become public need to remember that their salaries are paid with taxpayer dollars.

November 22, 2009