This is a guest post by Gus Van Harten, professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School and author of Sold Down the Yangtze: Canada's Lopsided Investment Deal with China. This post originally...
Fox News has always been the sweetheart media source for the global warming denial industry, but this web-article published today on the Fox News site might just be a first step towards pulling their collective head out of the sand.
Yes, the story does quote the typical global warming skeptics like William Gray and Richard Lindzen, but the overall tone of the article is atypical for Fox.
Check it out. What do you think? Keeping in mind where they started, is Fox News slowly meandering down the right path?
Maybe it was this hugely popular video that finally shook their heads a bit.
When Alan Caruba read the text of James Hoggan's recent speech to the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), you can almost imagine a little flash of recognition as Caruba concluded: “That Hoggan guy: He's talking about ME!”
As it happens, Mr. Caruba, it's nothing personal: Jim had never heard of you before seeing your snarling response to his CPRS talk. But it's no wonder if you thought you recognized yourself in Jim's condemnation of tawdry public relations practices.
The New Economics Foundation has found that reducing social inequality and energy consumption is crucial to improved well being, not increased consumption.
While Europe’s carbon emissions have risen markedly over the last 40 years, the report says, the extra burning has not made people happier.