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Fri, 2006-11-17 13:13Kevin Grandia
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Junk Science vs. Real Science: DeSmog's new video

Okay, I admit, I'm not very good at video editing, but check out this video that the DeSmog team put together called “Who do believe: junk scientist vs. real scientist?”

Thu, 2006-11-16 11:19Richard Littlemore
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Fifth Estate Slams the "Denial Machine"

CBC's news magazine show the fifth estate slammed Dr. S. Fred Singer and company out of the park last evening with the Denial Machine” , a 40-minute documentary that gave context to the current climate change debate.
Wed, 2006-11-15 17:31Kevin Grandia
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CBC's 5th Estate slams the "Denial Machine" tonight

For all you Canadian DeSmog fans, tune in at 9pm to CBC's 5th Estate for a special documentary on the climate change “denial machine.” Watch the likes of Fred Singer, Tim Ball and Pat Michaels squirm in the media hot seat.

For our US readers, not to worry, I'm sure this piece will get popped on YouTube pretty darn quick.

Tue, 2006-11-14 13:47Richard Littlemore
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Calgary Sun: Promoting Confusion and Irresponsibility

Calgary Sun Columnist Licia Corbella suggests today that Canada ignore climate change because Canada's contribution to greenhouse gas emission worldwide is just two per cent.
Fri, 2006-11-10 11:49Richard Littlemore
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PR Guy Tim Ball in Love with Publicity? We Think Not

If Tim Ball, “Mr. Cool,” in the words of the Globe and Mail, was convinced of his comment in today's Victoria Times Colonist that all publicity is good publicity, you have to think he would have spent less time recently running away from the media. For example, CBC's Fifth Estate crew had to chase Ball all the way to Dawson Creek for a show that they're doing on climate change next Wednesday at 9 p.m.
Tue, 2006-11-07 09:08Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Climate Change Denial Wrapped Up as Science

Natural Resources Stewardship Project (think: Not Really Science People) Executive Director Tom Harris is back in the only venue that seems willing to give him a soapbox, the “news” site Canada Free Press. And he's up to the same tawdry tricks as ever.



Sat, 2006-11-04 10:36Richard Littlemore
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NRSP Makes it on the Sourcewatch List

The Natural Resources Stewardship Project, has raised its profile at least enough to get noticed on Sourcewatch, the internet's best resource on the perversion by public discourse by public relations professionals.
Sat, 2006-11-04 09:47Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Climate Change Deniers-Are-Us

Congratulations to Tom Harris, executive director of the Natural Resources Stewardship Project (better known as Not Really Science People), who has scoured the earth for “experts” prepared to deny the science behind climate change and has found a couple of people we'd never heard of before.

Most (27) of Harris's 31 “experts” fall nicely into the category of “usual suspects,” having all signed the infamous Letter of 60, demanding that the Canadian government take NO action on climate change. (Kudos to Harris for his success on that front, as well.)
Tue, 2006-10-17 14:31Jim Hoggan
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NRSP: Not Really Science People

The new public relations group calling itself the Natural Resources Stewardship Project is a classic example of an astroturf group - a surprisingly well-funded PR team that presents itself as a grassroots organization.
Sat, 2006-10-14 06:16Richard Littlemore
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NRSP: Not Really Serious People

A quick Google News search reveals that the triumphant introduction Thursday of a new astroturf group, the National Resources Stewardship Project, produced exactly zero news stories. I couldn't even find a hit on Canada Free Press.

Someone should explain to NRSP PR honcho Tom Harris that if you're looking for media attention, you shouldn't choose a front man (Tim Ball) who has no credibility and who has made himself a national pariah by suing the biggest news conglomerate in the country (Canwest Global through the Calgary Herald) for an imaginary libel.

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