A Public Relations Disaster for the Climate Cause

Rajendra Pachauri, one of the world’s most famous climate officials, is being investigated under three sections of the Indian Penal Code relating to sexual assault, harassment, and stalking. He has resigned as longtime chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on …

The Critical Need for Endangered Species Reform

As the federal election looms, a hailstorm of criticism is being launched against the Harper government’s failure on environmental issues.  Already the media has informed us that we are not protecting our caribou and that Canada is an international pariah …

How the Elvis Presley Doctrine Blocked Keystone XL

This article was written by Robert W. Murray and Christopher Sands and originally appeared in The National Interest. In his history of popular culture and the U.S. presidency, What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched and Obama Tweeted, Tevi Troy relates an …

We Are All GMOs

We are all genetically modified organisms (GMOs), all 7.1 billion of us and every other creature on earth produced by sexual reproduction.  We are all a random combination of our mother’s and father’s genes and are therefore genetically unique modifications. …

Emission Targets Are Unrealistic

Political leaders around the world have now spent more than two decades setting targets for reducing emissions of carbon dioxide that no one has any realistic hope of achieving. In the United Kingdom, emissions are being reduced at a rate …