Look, ma! No mention of CO2 in message from Lima

So, the annual international gabfest known as the Conference of the Parties (COP) and Meeting of the Parties (MOP) which began on December 1 winds-up for its wind-down (scheduled to end today, December 12). As the Cato Institute’s Patrick Michaels had noted in a recent post: COP-Out: Political Storyboarding in Peru The 20th annual “Conference…

Mediocre CBC continues its descent

Please see my previous post for background on the CBC’s failure to do its Remembrance Day homework … What I now find interesting is that it has taken CBC so long to address this scandalous matter on TV. And, strangely enough, one of CBC’s “leading investigative journalists and CBC News’ senior investigative journalist”, Diana Swain,…

Canada’s CBC fails to do its homework … again

Notwithstanding its many claims that, as Canada’s “national broadcaster”, the CBC is an “authoritative” newscaster, in recent years this bureaucratic behemoth, funded at great taxpayer expense – which has rarely been known to fail to trumpet its self-proclaimed “authoritative” newscaster status – has once again demonstrated its true superficial colours. On this blog, for almost…

Mercury rising via UNEP Steiner’s “happy convention”

Alas, it seems that work at one or more of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)’s many-tentacled – and ever-increasing – arms is never done! Today’s topic: the “dangers” of “mercury”, and a report on this agency’s untiring efforts to get this substance … you guessed it … “banned”. Depending on your perspective (and/or dental…