Having touched down in London, I’m chuckling over a Charles Krauthammer column titled Stop Jerking Canada Around.
Neil Young’s Hiroshima – Exhibit #10 in the Drama Queen Files
Rockstar’s rhetoric about Canada’s oil sands is intemperate, offensive, and ill-informed.
Putting the ‘Activist’ in Scientist
29 people have submitted a statement regarding the Keystone Pipeline. Purely political opinions are being camouflaged as ‘scientific judgment.’
Lab Coats Don’t Make You Infallible (Oliver vs Hansen)
Scientists who step into the political arena deserve to be challenged. This isn’t an attack on science – it’s an exploration of competing political perspectives.
Mark Jaccard, Counterfeit Nobel Laureate
Canadian economist Mark Jaccard is falsely described as a Nobel laureate in the headline of a press release – and then on the front page of a newspaper.
Oil Spills By the Numbers
Opposition to oil pipelines has led to sharp increases in train transport. Not only is that method less safe, it costs significantly more.
The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #3
The Sierra Club is “outraged” by a Keystone pipeline report. This is as newsworthy as saying the Pope is Catholic.
The Drama Queen Files – Exhibit #2
An oil pipeline is described as a “carbon bomb” that will impact the “children of all species forever.”
Greenpeace’s Vision for America: Unemployed, Broke, Miserable
Greenpeace thinks President Obama should destroy lives now. Because of an ill-defined, generalized risk of climate change sometime in the future.
The Pipeline, the Jobs, & the Media
Why do journalists never doubt green groups?