Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Politicizing Science at the US Dept. of Energy

How does encouraging scientists to criticize government policy enhance scientific integrity?

January 27, 2017

Obama, Coal & Climate

Will the American president throw thousands of US coal miners out-of-work in an utterly futile climate change gesture?

June 1, 2014

Newsflash: Snowless in Vancouver is Perfectly Normal

Mowing one’s lawn is a perfectly ordinary February activity in Vancouver. So why is everyone from President Obama on down arguing that a lack of Olympic Games snow is proof of global warming?

February 20, 2010