Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

The Authoritarian Impulse and Climate Change

People who want to save the planet are fond of more laws and more red tape. They talk of silencing their opponents and sending people to prison.

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March 13, 2012

WWF Influence at the Highest Levels of the IPCC

40 people belonged to the IPCC’s 2007 ‘core writing team.’ 11 of them have documented links to either the World Wildlife Fund or Greenpeace.

October 4, 2011

Here an Activist, There an Activist

In a single IPCC chapter we find an author affiliated the WWF, another with Greenpeace, and a third with the Environmental Defense Fund. Sure, this is a scientific document.

September 27, 2011

The IPCC Insiders Club

A small group of IPCC insiders filled as many as seven different roles each during the writing of the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

March 25, 2011

All For a Nobel Cause

How often does the media imply that IPCC Peace Prize winners are scientific Nobel laureates?

January 24, 2011

The Sad State of the Debate

According to some people, only a “climatologist” can be a credible scientific voice in the climate debate. Why do we spend so much time trying to disqualify people – rather than addressing their ideas?

January 17, 2011

Is a Meteorologist a Drought Expert?

Why does the media keep interviewing a meteorologist about droughts & floods instead of those with genuine expertise?

January 13, 2011