Monthly Archives: September 2014

Global Environmental Impacts Keep Growing; Canada Manages Not to Notice that Times are Changing

PM Harper Celebrates Science! It was good to see Prime Minister Harper, smiling, excited, obviously enjoying himself as he shook hands, slapped backs and simply mingled with a group of scientist sharing the excitement of discovery. They had found the wreck of one of the two ships of the Franklin Expedition that left England for … Continue reading »

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Compromising with our planet: We Need to Make Progress in Climate Negotiations

Nature, Science and Politics – Not the Same Thing There is an old saying, “Nature does not negotiate.” It is based on the fact that there are fundamental truths such as that pure water freezes at 0oC when at normal atmospheric pressure. Even if you desperately believe that water should freeze at 50C, and argue … Continue reading »

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