Liberté de parole? Bien sûr! Mais pour vous seulement????

(Note: This was originally issued in the fall of 2014 - but these kinds of controversies continue today, so we reissued this blog piece as a video in April 2015. We had been especially surprised by the position of UQAM students on how the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms should be interpreted, in their … Continue reading Liberté de parole? Bien sûr! Mais pour vous seulement????

Is 2014 Shaping up as the Hottest Year on Record? And, how long is the record? Oh, 36 years – 18 of them stagnated or cooling?

By Norm Kalmanovitch, P. Geoph. Resident Science Adviser to Friends of Science Society Recently the press has been alive with stories of 2014 shaping up to be the ‘hottest on record’ http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/30/tech/innovation/record-temperatures – but Norm Kalmanovitch, P. Geoph. takes the media and NOAA to task for appearing to mislead ordinary citizens on climate change issues … Continue reading Is 2014 Shaping up as the Hottest Year on Record? And, how long is the record? Oh, 36 years – 18 of them stagnated or cooling?

The IPCC Synthesis Report – Missing from the Headlines is the 18 Year PAUSE in Global Warming…or “We told you so, Dr. Pachauri”  

By Norm Kalmanovitch, P. Geoph. Resident Science Adviser & Friends of Science member   On February 22, 2013 IPCC Chair Rajendra Pachauri acknowledged a 17 year “pause” in global warming essentially confessing to the Australian press that global warming had already ended by 1996 (which was before the 1997 Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change was even … Continue reading The IPCC Synthesis Report – Missing from the Headlines is the 18 Year PAUSE in Global Warming…or “We told you so, Dr. Pachauri”