The spirit of Israel

When it comes to Israel, coverage by the mainstream media is typically conspicuously silent … unless, of course, some angle or hook can be found (or fabricated) in order to portray Israel in a bad light. Came across two items today that you’ll probably never hear about from the MSM. The first is one that…

Just a closer walk with nature – blessed gurus set us free

Canada’s (well at least the CBC’s) guru of all things green, David Suzuki has reached the 3/4 century mark: David Suzuki turns 75 Thursday and after a half-century of fighting for the planet, the Godfather of Canada’s environmental movement is frustrated and worried. The scientist, turned media celebrity, turned environmental activist, is looking back on…

More sounds of silence from InterAcademy Council

On August 30, 2010, the InterAcademy Council (IAC) – a prestigious scientific body upon which was conferred the remit of the evaluation the policies, practices and procedures of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – released its report. Page 11 of the pre-publication copy of the downloaded report indicated: More than 400 individuals, listed…

A Saturday silly

The following has absolutely nothing to do with climate change (or climate scientists) – or even with the terrible events in Japan – but with a h/t to my Dad, this is a wonderful musical interlude I simply had to share :-)

A merchant in Venice: Pachauri’s “vision” for AR5

In July 2009, Venice was the venue at which the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) held a “scoping meeting” for the 5th Assessment Report (AR5), due to be published sometime in 2014. IPCC Chair, Rajendra “Hell no, I won’t go” Pachauri, is reknowned for writing purple prose – and for his penchant for putting…