Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Rejoice! We Have Millions of Whales

Whales are at no risk of extinction. When 50,000-strong species are classified as ‘endangered,’ words don’t mean what we think they do. 

August 19, 2020

False Gods for Lost Souls

With its threats of fire and brimstone, environmentalism is the new religion. But where’s the humility, the compassion, the spiritual transcendence?

July 29, 2020

Environmentalism for the Non-Naive

Like colonialists of old, affluent green activists impose their will on poor people in impoverished countries who have no means of defending themselves. 

July 27, 2020

Greta, Germany & Green Energy

Germany has spent a ton of money. The result? Its previously robust electricity grid is now broken.

September 11, 2019

Smart Commentary about the Amazon Fires

There is no crisis. But there’s lots of melodrama, double standards, and cherry picking.

September 2, 2019

Birds, Wind Turbines & Nuclear Power

How many birds should we slaughter in the name of saving the planet?

March 4, 2019