The Scott Ross: Public Health Care Is Our White Whale

The White Whale swam before him as the monomaniac incarnation of all those malicious agencies which some deep men feel eating in them, till they are left living on with half a heart and half a lung. – Herman Melville, Moby Dick Perhaps if the revenge-obsessed Captain Ahab had access to Canada’s public health care ...

DeSmogBlog: Victory Declared For The Climate Science Denialists

monthly_denialists.jpg A VICTORY has been declared in the field of climate change but the lap of honour is not being run by research scientists or renewable energy bosses, or by coral reefs, drought-stricken farmers or the citizens of low-lying countries. Rather, if you accept as valid this declaration of victory from one of Australia’s leading thinkers, ...

DeSmogBlog: Conversion Fever! Why The Media Adores Former Climate Skeptics

Muller001.jpg If you’ve been following the science of global warming for over a decade—as I have—you might find the recent conversion of Berkeley physicist Richard Muller into a climate believer kind of underwhelming. That’s certainly the reaction of many longtime climate scientists, with whom Muller now, finally, agrees. “At this rate, Muller should be caught up to the ...