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]

Climate skeptics gathering influence in Tory Senate seats

BY MIKE DE SOUZAPost Media NewsJanuary 21, 2012 Sen. M. LeBreton (R) pins new Conservative Sen. Bert Brown Some of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s newly-appointed senators are emerging as global-warming skeptics in the wake of aggressive government positions to abandon the Kyoto Protocol, slam environmentalists and downplay potential damage caused by Canadian oil and gas exploration.“I felt ... [click title to continue]

Dirty Oil, Dirty Money: Who is Funding the Tar Sands Resistance?

By Sandra Cuffe Vancouver Media Co-op"We have ENGOs that are coming in and making decisions on our behalf," said hereditary chief Toghestiy from the Wet'suwet'en First Nation during the opening panel of the fourth annual Everyone's Downstream (EDS) conference in Edmonton, Alberta."Where do these decision-making powers come from?" he asked, echoing similar questions from conference participants at yesterday's ... [click title to continue]

‘Constant Denial': Liberal Report on Tar Sands Is Scathing

Grits' dissenting report on two-year parliamentary study calls for sweeping reforms. By Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca A dissenting Liberal report on the highly contentious findings of a two-year long parliamentary study on the impact of the tar sands on Canada's freshwater supplies has accused both industry and government of being in a state of denial about "the potential negative consequences the ... [click title to continue]

Climate Cover-up book still on top

“Canadian environmental activists Hoggan and Littlemore pull no punches in this spirited indictment of global warming deniers.” --Publishers WeeklyClimate Cover-Up:  The Crusade to Deny Global WarmingBy James Hoggan, Contributions by Richard Littlemore Canadian #1 Bestseller in Public PolicyAn insider’s view of how the energy industry has fuelled a bogus controversy about climate change. This ... [click title to continue]