Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Extinction is Inevitable

Species come and species go. Humanity’s role is smaller than most of us imagine.
 

June 15, 2018

Invisible Scientific Debates

Scientific debate can’t accomplish its purpose if we pretend there is no debate.

April 23, 2018

Climate Hustle: Moi on the Big Screen

I’m on screen for a few seconds in a documentary film that will be shown in movie theatres across the US on May 2nd.

May 1, 2016

Experts Condemn the IPCC at US Hearing

20-year IPCC veteran Richard Tol says that entity is politicized and biased. Ecologist Daniel Botkin says there’s ‘overwhelming evidence’ it’s also wrong about species extinction risks.

May 29, 2014

The Backstory to the ‘Fleeing Species’ Claim

Journalists aren’t telling you that the lead researcher behind the species-are-fleeing-global-warming story has come to questionable conclusions in the past.

August 21, 2011

Another IPCC Train Wreck: Species Extinction (Part 2)

When five out of ten lead authors of an IPCC chapter have documented links to the World Wildlife Fund their findings aren’t credible.

October 7, 2010

Another IPCC Train Wreck: Species Extinction (Part 1)

The IPCC’s chairman tells us constantly that 20-30% of the planet’s species are at risk of extinction due to global warming. But experts in that field say the research on which the IPCC bases its conclusions is rubbish.

October 4, 2010