Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

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

Public Relations Firms & Climate Change

Much of what we hear about climate change has been carefully crafted by PR firms and ad agencies.

April 10, 2013

The WWF Vice President & the New IPCC Report

Why is a Vice President of an activist group taking part in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change workshops – and serving as a review editor for the upcoming edition of the climate bible?

March 4, 2011

New Blog Examines Green History

Haunting the Library, a new blog, digs up news clippings that add important historical context to the climate debate.

January 9, 2011

If the Science is So Persuasive, Why the Theatrics?

If climate change science is so convincing, why did Timothy Wirth schedule James Hansen’s historic 1988 testimony during the hottest time of the year? And why did he sneak into the hearing room the night before & open the windows so there’d be no air conditioning?

December 11, 2010

The UN’s Grim Fantasy: One-Child Laws

Ted Turner has fathered five children. But he thinks China’s coercive one-child policies should be exported to other countries. Why aren’t other UN officials scrambling to distance themselves from his remarks?

December 9, 2010