Thu, 2006-06-01 17:43Richard Littlemore
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An Impartial Climate Change Campaigner

Okay, just kidding. Dr. Tim Ball is one of the post evangelical climate science deniers in the country, so committed to the notion that humans are helpless to address climate change that he has launched a personal speaking tour, though not quite on his own dime.

He was recently speaking to the Ottawa Citizen Editorial Board, where he participated in this exchange – an example, perhaps of the care and attention that he takes to his professional interests:

Wed, 2006-05-31 15:28Richard Littlemore
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Smug Corcoran Celebrates Kyoto's Demise

Financial Post Editor Terry Corcoran looks a little like a cat with big, canary- yellow feathers sticking out of every orifice now that it appears the Conservatives have successfully scuttled any international commitment in the Kyoto agreement.

His piece today is rife with the spin that we have come to expect from him on this issue:

Wed, 2006-05-31 13:40Ross Gelbspan
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Bush's Chief Climate "Spinmaster" Tells Harper How It's Done

According to Bill Berkowitz, at Media Transparency, Frank Luntz has been keeping busy these days advising Canada's own Stephen Harper. Read the full story here.

Also interesting is this piece from the Kitchener Waterloo Record. It would seem we're not being terribly creative with our approach – read on to find out how Environment Minister Ambrose is using Luntz's tactics almost to the letter these days.

Tory Kyoto strategy mirrors U.S. plan
May 15, 2006

Tue, 2006-05-30 17:20Jim Hoggan
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Educated Majority is Still Losing the Climate Debate

A new Ipsos Reid poll reported in the Vancouver Sun shows that 39 percent of Canadiansdon’t support the science  behind global warming.

Tue, 2006-05-30 07:50Richard Littlemore
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Movie Week: Conspiracy Theorists Take Note

Conspiracy Theorists Take Note

Conspiracy Theorists Take NoteWe don't know anything about this movie aside from the trailer, but “Who Killed the Electric Car?” looks like a whodunit that will travel well with “An Inconvenient Truth.”



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