Financial Post

Tue, 2007-06-05 17:59Richard Littlemore
Richard Littlemore's picture

Political Position Paper Masquerading as Business Survey

Look to the Financial Post business magazine ad feature (attached) for the latest bit of public relations spin on climate change and Kyoto.
Mon, 2007-04-09 11:18Richard Littlemore
Richard Littlemore's picture

National Post: Defending the Insensible

Here's a vintage piece from Canada's National Post, a long non sequitur that presumes to prove that CO2 is not threat - by calling it benign and by suggesting that there really isn't that much of it around.

Update I: Gunter's column was re-published in the Vancouver Sun today .

Fri, 2006-12-22 13:14Richard Littlemore
Richard Littlemore's picture

Denier Specialist Solomon Offers up Careful Culling of "Science"

Lawrence Solomon is back in the National Post with another in his series on climate change “deniers” - this time lauding the patriarch of the denial movement, Dr. Richard Lindzen.

First, let's concede that Dick Lindzen is probably the most credible climate change denier on record, even if his actual denials grow ever more conditional.

But it's a leap to go from Lindzen's caution about the certainties of science to Solomon's contention that the case for anthropogenic climate change is unproven. In fact, Solomon has misled his readers on that count.
Sun, 2006-11-26 17:51Jim Hoggan
Jim Hoggan's picture

In response to the Financial Post

The following letter was sent to the National Post yesterday, Friday, Nov. 24, 2006. A much-edited version ran in the business section today. We reprint the entire letter here for your interest:

I must respond to a series of unwarranted attacks by Financial Post Editor Terence Corcoran on me personally and on DeSmogBlog.com that I run, independent of my business (James Hoggan & Associates).

Sat, 2006-11-25 19:40Richard Littlemore
Richard Littlemore's picture

Climate Change Economics From a Real Economist

In an article entitled Mr. Corcoran, Meet Mr. Orwell, the Financial Post gives Simon Fraser University economist Mark Jaccard space to skewer its own editor, Terence Corcoran.

Jaccard makes all kinds of good sense arguing that a carbon tax would be the most effective way to begin to address the greenhouse gas problem. He also says that Corcoran's recent “diatribe (to the contrary) reminds me of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, with Mr. Corcoran as Minister of Truth - redefining concepts and rewriting history to accord with his opposition to reducing such greenhouse gas emissions as carbon dioxide.”

Tue, 2006-04-18 16:30Jim Hoggan
Jim Hoggan's picture

Signatory Bails on Anti-Climate Science Petition

At least one of the 60 “accredited experts in climate and related scientific disciplines” who signed an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper denying the reality of climate change has recanted, saying that he was misled as to the content of that letter when he offered his name.

Subscribe to Financial Post