Tag Archives: Canada

The Effects Of Environmentalist and Climate Alarmist Crying Wolf Begin To Appear

Guest essay by Dr. Tim Ball The cover story of the November 25, 2013 Canadian weekly magazine Macleans pictures self-appointed Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki. The caption reads, “Environmentalism Has Failed”“David Suzuki loses faith in the cause of his lifetime.” Suzuki … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s ‘ursus bogus’ moment

Dr. Susan Crockford writes: Regarding: Science self-corrects: bogus study claiming Roundup tolerant GMO corn causes cancer to be retracted This ratty story reminds me of the polar bear incident I just posted about this morning at PolarBearScience.

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Canadian Tragedy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I was saddened to read this morning that a train with a load of crude oil derailed and caught fire in Lac-Mégantic, Canada, and I started writing this post. I heard during the afternoon there … Continue reading

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Obama on Keystone XL pipeline, ‘the fix is in’

Obama says it should not be approved unless made ‘carbon neutral’. OSFC Rapid Response on Obama’s Keystone XL Announcement Not To Approve Keystone XL Unless Determined First It Will Not Lead to net Increase of GHG Emissions Ahead of President … Continue reading

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Multiple, Intense, Abrupt Late Pleistocene Warming And Cooling: Implications For Understanding The Cause Of Global Climate Change

Guest essay by Dr. Don J. Easterbrook Dept. of Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA The results of oxygen isotope measurements from ice cores in the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets several decades ago stunned the scientific world. Among the … Continue reading

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Last three years prove AGW is not responsible for tornadoes

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM Tuesday was an active severe weather day with 29 reported tornadoes (preliminary). Enlarged But for the season thus far, we are at the bottom end of the frequency as of the date. When it was active … Continue reading

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Smart messaging needed to avoid pipeline lobbying failure

Alberta premier must not support the climate scare when promoting her province’s hydrocarbon fuel resources in Washington DC this week By Tom Harris Introducing the International Climate Science Coalition video, “Alberta government feeding the fire that threatens to destroy Canada’s … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Environmentalist ignores international moratoriums, dumps in the ocean

From the Toronto Star, an example of holier than thou environmentalism in the name of carbon sequestration. Environmental controversy erupts on Canada’s Pacific coast Raveena Aulakh Environment reporter The Pacific Ocean, just off Canada’s west coast, has a new suspect … Continue reading

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‘Extreme weather is an integral part of the Earth’s climate’

Extreme caution best in assessing future weather By Madhav Khandekar. Published in The Starphoenix July 6, 2012 In the viewpoint article Extreme weather becoming norm (SP, June 28) Lidsay Olson, vice-president of the Insurance Bureau of Canada, provides a glimpse … Continue reading

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Here we go again: row, row, row, your boat – Arctic edition

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I must admit, being an oceanic adventurer myself, I do love to read about outrageous voyages. The feats of Shackleton in the Endurance stir my blood. I’ve stood on the deck of the Gjoa, the … Continue reading

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Dr. Bob Carter on Canada’s Sun News

Michael Coren and guest Bob Carter on why Canada stands above the rest when it comes to being honest about climate change. See the full interview here:

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Measurements of Carbon in the Arctic Ocean – “Carbon is the currency of life.”

New Study by WHOI Scientists Provides Baseline Measurements of Carbon in Arctic Ocean Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have conducted a new study to measure levels of carbon at various depths in the Arctic Ocean. The study, … Continue reading

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Hansen’s ‘Game Over for the Climate’ op-ed

This op-ed appeared in the New York Times today, and since it was written by a government employee, using his NASA title at the end of the article, I consider it a public domain work reproducible here. I see what … Continue reading

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Nunavut Government Study: “the [polar] bear population is not in crisis as people believed,”

From the Daily Globe and Mail in Canada: Healthy polar bear count confounds doomsayers The debate about climate change and its impact on polar bears has intensified with the release of a survey that shows the bear population in a … Continue reading

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Canada yanks some climate change programs from budget

  Canadian federal budget a step forward on climate change Ottawa, Canada, March 29, 2012: “The International Climate Science Coalition (ICSC) congratulates the Government of Canada for removing from the federal Budget the misleading language of previous Budgets concerning clean … Continue reading

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Earth Hour – Is it worth the effort?

Guest post by Russ Rodrigues On Saturday, March 31st at 8.30pm (local time) WWF is inviting you and everyone around the world to celebrate Earth Hour 2012 by turning off non-essential lights for sixty minutes to “protect the planet”. Now, … Continue reading

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Give up Canada, you’re toast

From Simon Fraser University, a new paper says that the Canucks may as well just give up, because its going to warm up no matter what they do. Using powerful new geographic mapping tools on a big screen Mac and … Continue reading

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Climate hockey stick threatens…pond hockey

From the Canadian Department of Redundancy and the Journal of Paleohockey comes this hilarious study via press release that I first thought was a spoof. Sadly it is all too real. This a candidate for the Dr. David Viner Award.* … Continue reading

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Fake moral outrage translated to smear: media upset that students can choose to take an elective course on climate change at Carleton

More Fakegate fallout. On February 28, 2012, the report Climate Change Denial in the Classroom was issued by the Committee for the Advancement of Scientific Skepticism of the Centre for Inquiry (Canada) (CFI). The related news release, Climate Change Denial … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada!

From Penn State: Environment Canada cuts threaten science, international agreements Recent cuts to the scientific workforce of Environment Canada, a government agency responsible for meteorological services and environmental research, threaten scientific research related to the ozone layer in the upper … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Know about Snow

From Ellen Gray NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Predicting the future is always a tricky business — just watch a TV weather report. Weather forecasts have come a long way, but almost every season there’s a snowstorm that seems to … Continue reading

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Climate change invites aliens into Canada

From the Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press) Climate change invites alien invaders – Is Canada ready? Ottawa, Ontario – A comprehensive multi-disciplinary synthesis just published in Environmental Reviews reveals the urgent need for further investigation and policy development to … Continue reading

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Canadian Senate Testimony – Skeptic side now being heard in Canadian politics

Mark Thompson submits this story: Now that we have a majority Conserviative government in Canada and the past history of Liberal obfuscation is being erased, the Canadian and the broader world public is now getting a chance to hear the … Continue reading

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Email from UNFCCC: “we won’t let Canada out of the Kyoto Convention responsibilities”

People send me stuff… UPDATE: See below for another interpretation Remember how this was phrased? “sign it, it’s just voluntary!” Recall Rio 1992 “Earth Summit” where the meme was “hey, it’s voluntary!…with a negotiating schedule attached”. Apparently, like a Roach … Continue reading

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Kyoto – in the past for Canada

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BREAKING: Canada to pull out of Kyoto Protocol

CTVNews.ca Staff Date: Sun. Nov. 27 2011 10:08 PM ET Canada will announce next month that it will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, CTV News has learned.

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Newsbytes: Durban & The New Wait-And-See Diplomacy

Newsbytes from Dr. Benny Peiser at The GWPF Climate Realpolitik: Durban & The New Wait-And-See Diplomacy Behind closed doors, these strategic delaying tactics are not altogether unwelcome by many if not most of the key non-EU nations. What is altogether … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben: poster boy for FAIL

We told you so. Willis Eschenbach pointed out weeks ago how pointless and futile the McKibben driven 350.org protests about the XL pipeline were, because they did nothing to alter the fact that the oil would still be used, somewhere. … Continue reading

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Canada finds climate sanity

Back from the brink A sudden outbreak of sanity seems to have taken hold Canada. Firstly the idea of a carbon tax appears to have been killed off for good: Conservatives kill carbon tax Conservatives have kiboshed a carbon tax, Environment … Continue reading

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