The Disaffected Lib: Beelzebub Slammed by Harvard, Smithsonian

Why is Stephen Harper like kryptonite to intelligence?   Now scientists from Harvard, the Smithsonian Institute and other top academic institutions are furious with Harper for his decision to shut down the Experimental Lakes Area programme. “I was pretty shocked,” said Harvard University aquatic sciences Prof. Elsie Sunderland. “This is one of the foremost research projects ...

The Disaffected Lib: And I Thought Harper Could Only Blow Hot Air

It seems Steve can blow cold air too.  He’s quick to talk big about his commitment to the Arctic but talk is cheap, even big talk.  It’s when it comes to things like climate change and money that Harpo’s true colours come through. Take, for example, Canada’s most northerly research station, the Polar Environment Atmospheric ...