Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Speaking of the Children

Half of children perish in pre-industrial societies. Take your pick: a bucolic, green fantasy world – or one that’s safe for kids.

March 26, 2013

Energy Rocks Our World

Affordable, reliable energy – a big reason most children now make it to adulthood.

June 17, 2012

David Suzuki’s Odd View of Women

David Suzuki thinks women are capable of saving the world. I agree. But before we support him financially and in other ways, shouldn’t we spend a few minutes looking closely at the kind of world he wants us to fight for?

September 27, 2010

Seven (Real) Questions for David Suzuki

David Suzuki has been asked a series of softball questions by a mainstream newspaper reporter. My own list of questions begins with:

1. You think there are too many human beings, that our numbers over-burden planet Earth. Why, then, did you yourself father five children?

September 20, 2010