Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Public Relations Firms & Climate Change

Much of what we hear about climate change has been carefully crafted by PR firms and ad agencies.

April 10, 2013

Australia, I’m Looking Forward to Meeting You

Reserve your spot on my four-city speaking tour – or purchase the brand new Australian edition of my book.

June 13, 2012

Why Good Judgment Matters

Data is collected, recorded, adjusted & interpreted not by disinterested robots but by people. Because highly-educated individuals can look at the same data and come to different conclusions, the degree to which a person’s judgment can be trusted becomes a central concern.

November 28, 2010

Anti-Science Claim Is Devoid of Meaning

During the first half of this month, activist-scientist-blogger Joe Romm described other people as anti-science on 16 separate occasions. This is the equivalent of a toddler calling everyone from the babysitter to grandad a poopy head.

September 17, 2010

If We Don’t Agree, You’re Crazy

A businessman who believes in a diversity of climate opinions, and who thinks a certain amount of hysteria has been associated with global warming is declared mentally ill by a green blogger.

January 5, 2010