The number of anti-science decisions the federal government has made in recent years is staggering: axing the...
It's nice to see the story of ExxonMobil's climate change misinformation campaign being reported in so prominent as place as the blog Huffington Post, and nice to see so credible a source as Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
“To continue on our current path because the alternative seems like too much effort is not just shortsighted. It's suicidal.”
So says Elizabeth Kolbert in her most recent New Yorker piece .
Guess - or figure out - what “distinguished Canadian climatologist” drew the trend line on this graph from the top of one peak to the bottom of another (a sure sign of excellence in scientific observation).
Coveted DeSmogBlog t-shirts go to the first - and the funniest - correct answers (the latter to be decided by a discerning panel of DeSmogBlog experts; i.e., Kevin and me).
Good luck. In fact, in this perilous times, good luck to us all.
It was deeply disappointing in the last week to see the contrast between the state of climate science in the world and the state of climate policy in Canada.
While the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was telling the world that global warming is undeniable and that the implications for humankind may be severe, indeed, new Canadian Environment Minister John Baird, inset, was telling Canadians that any effort to meet Canada's international Kyoto commitments would devastate the Canadian economy.