Support Eliza Olson – Champion of Change

A few days ago, I had the privilege of hearing a brief talk by an amazing volunteer, Eliza Olson, founder and president of the Delta, BC Burns Bog Conservation Society. Unlike the self-aggrandizing doom and gloom “scientist” activist/advocates, such as David Suzuki, or Andrew Weaver, Olson struck me as being a passionate, but practical environmental…

Andrew Weaver’s intergalactic ballistic boomerang

2007 was the year that the fourth edition of the IPCC’s climate bible (AR4) was bestowed upon a far too trusting universe. In 2007, according to the Ottawa Citizen’s Dan Gardner in an opinion piece published in yesterday‘s (Victoria, BC) Times Colonist, Canada’s Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, is reported to have gone with the flow…

A clarion call for clarity

“[His] party called it the Poison Kitchen. That was the preferred epithet for his newspaper nemesis, the persistent poisoned thorn in his side, the Munich Post. The running battle between [him] and the courageous reporters and editors of the Post is one of the great unreported dramas in the history of journalism – and a…

Of dreams and schemes and climate change memes

It never ceases to amaze me how the gullible mainstream media mavens are so doggedly dutiful in their pro-alarmist advocacy efforts. Margot O’Neill is an Australian journalist who has spent the last year “studying climate change reporting”. In a recent article she asks, “where did all the climate change stories go”: A stormy forecast for…

As the fate of the world turns

As I had noted last week, all is not well in scaryland … Green scientist-advocate, Anne Larigauderie had told the BBC: “The CBD meeting does not have a say over the fate of IPBES formally, because that’s the responsibility of the UN General Assembly,” said Anne Larigauderie, executive director of the biodiversity policy organisation Diversitas,…