Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Copenhagen Banner: Scrap Capitalism

Climate change protesters who decline to distance themselves from the capitalism-is-the-problem crowd aren’t really serious. If they were, they’d declare loudly that the merits of various political systems is a separate debate.

December 13, 2009

Political Idealogues Are Bad for the Environment

When political ideology is taken to an extreme, when it becomes the primary driving force behind decision-making, really bad things happen to both humans and the environment. Mao’s War Against Nature is a scary book – and a cautionary tale.

October 24, 2009

Hysteria From the Skeptical Side of the Fence (Part 2)

If one were looking for reasons to dismiss global warming skepticism, these 13 pages of text provide ample fodder.

May 22, 2009