Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Fashionable dogma. Religious zealotry. We're bigger than that. (This blog is written by Candian journalist Donna Laframboise)

The ‘Screw Science’ Media and Super Storm Sandy

When science departs from the scary-story script, journalists are the first to dismiss its importance.

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October 30, 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

Chris Landsea and the Moral Midgets

The scientific community expects us to trust its judgment on the question of whether global warming is the fault of human beings. But its response to the Chris Landsea affair demonstrates that that judgment is impaired.

July 7, 2011

Landsea, the IPCC & the Union of Concerned Scientists

There’s a link between hurricane expert Chris Landsea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the Union of Concerned Scientists. That link is James J. McCarthy.

July 5, 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