Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

That Silly Coal Speech

UN officials need to stop dressing up political arguments as science.

November 27, 2013

Mark Jaccard Re-Writes History

A Simon Fraser University economist declared, on his blog in May, “I have never spoken or written of myself as a Nobel laureate.” After I unearthed written testimony to the contrary, he quietly rewrote the post, removing that denial.

July 23, 2013

Climate Holocaust – Exhibit #8 in the Drama Queen Files

It’s 2009 all over again – when people got hysterical prior to the last-chance-to-save-ourselves Copenhagen climate summit.

July 13, 2013

Two Quotes from Mark Jaccard: 2013 vs 2011

An economist who insists he’s never described himself as a Nobel laureate did, indeed, do so. In written testimony.

May 15, 2013

Speakers’ Bureau Still Says Jaccard is a Nobel Laureate

Press releases, event posters, news stories & speakers’ bureaus have all falsely described economist Mark Jaccard as a Nobel winner. He says it isn’t his fault.

May 14, 2013

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.

April 16, 2013

The Activist Economist & the IPCC (Part 2)

The author of a 2007 book on climate change failed to mention his own IPCC involvement while pointing to that body as an authority. This is called an undisclosed conflict-of-interest.

May 26, 2012

The Activist Economist & the IPCC (Part 1)

How can claims that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is objective be taken seriously when one of its authors has been arrested at an anti-coal protest?

May 24, 2012