The scientists implicated in Climategate have misused peer review and pressured journal editors to prevent publication of research that questions their research. They have taken control of the IPCC process and they have smeared opponents personally, rather than critiquing the research.
An Insult To Humanity
“Given humankind’s ingenuity, we would have no trouble adapting to a possible rise in global temperatures.”
Why You Pay a Fortune for Airline Tickets: Thank Canadian and American Government Protectionism
Liberalized airline competition in Europe have benefited consumers with extremely competitive and inexpensive airlines fares.
The ‘Science’ Mantra
The recently revealed destruction of raw data at the bottom of the global warming hysteria, as well as revelations of attempts to prevent critics of this hysteria from being published in leading journals, suggests that the disinterested search for truth– the hallmark of real science– has taken a back seat to a political crusade.
Alberta Politics and Empty Promises of Health-care Solutions
The writ has been dropped and Albertans are off to the polls on May 29. That leaves just four weeks for political leaders and voters to sort out what is arguably the most divisive, yet significant, issue for this election - health care. On Day 2, NDP leader Rachel...
There’s Nothing Fair About Canadian Health Care
For the past 14 years, Vancouver surgeon Dr. Brian Day has led the charge for health-care reform, pushing for the right of patients to pay for private care if their health and well-being are threatened as a result of waiting in a stagnant and overburdened public...
Transformers: More than Meets the Eye
The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...
School Board Advertising is a Public Good: Advertising is a sign of an innovative market and interested customers
If advertising is an important lubricant of innovation and commerce, perhaps Saskatoon School divisions should be doing more of it, not less.
Obama Led The Total Failure of World Leadership in Copenhagen
“World leaders pursued policies while refusing to understand the issue. They ignored all evidence, silenced any debate, and disdained polls showing an increasing majority rejected the science. Finally, they ignored proof the science was deliberately and criminally falsified. “
Climate Change Is Nature’s Way: It’s our good luck one of Earth’s many ice ages ended 12,000 years ago.
The bottom line? Weather changes and the occasional meteor have tossed this planet through roughly 142 mass extinctions since life began 3.85 billion years ago. That’s an average of one mass extinction every 26.5 million years. Where did these mass die-offs come from? Nature. There were no human capitalists, industrialists or cultures of consumerism to blame.
December 7, 2009; Another Day Of Infamy?
On December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and President Roosevelt called it a Day in Infamy. On Monday December 7, 2009 a world conference and a bureaucratic action is another day of infamy. It’s loss of freedom day.
‘Compassion Knows No Ideological Bounds’ is true
Feedback to Mark Milke’s Compassion Has No Ideological Litmus Test Policy Note.
Rethinking Green: Save the Environment: Don’t Take Transit
“Although it is charging more than ever, getting heftier federal, provincial and municipal subsidies than at any time in its history, although fuelling a car is pricier; and though its customer base has never been larger or keener to reduce its carbon footprint, the TTC, the largest system in the country, is struggling as much as ever to stem its losses. If this is the future of public transit, it does not look bright.”
Attack On West Way Out Of Line
[A]ttacking our fossil-fuel industry through unfair emissions restrictions is an attack against the value of the Canadian economy, and the dollar. Both are directly linked to the country’s oil production.
Compassion Has No Ideological Litmus Test
A few bad apples or someone’s bad day doesn’t indict the rest of us, regardless of how we peg ourselves in some less-than-perfect ideological description.