Heartland associate taught ‘biased’ climate course at Ottawa university

Expert audit finds man connected with climate sceptic thinktank taught climate course to students at Carleton UniversityBy Suzanne Goldenbergguardian.co.uk28 February 2012 An associate of the Heartland Institute, the thinktank devoted to discrediting climate change, taught a course at a top Canadian university that contained more than 140 false, biased and misleading claims about climate science, an ... [click title to continue]

On the environment Canada is a rogue state

From Murray Dobbin's Blog February 19, 2012 There are so many areas of conventional democratic governance being challenged or eliminated by the Harper wrecking crew it is hard to keep up. In a search for a line in the sand that even this government won’t cross we still haven’t found it. So far, it seems, there is nothing in the broad field of democratic governance (save the military and prisons) ... [click title to continue]

Harper Deals Threaten Human Rights and the Environment in Canada and China

By Maude BarlowCouncil of CanadiansFebruary 9th, 2012Prime Minister Stephen Harper is basking in the uncritical media reporting of his state visit to China. His “open for business” message has been very well received in Beijing where he has just signed a slew of trade and investment deals in energy, agriculture, and natural resources. Small wonder. The world is running out of conventional energy, ... [click title to continue]