During her recent election campaign, Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley pledged to raise Alberta’s minimum wage from $10.20 an hour to $15...
I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it. There was my latest issue of Skeptical Inquirer magazine – the “Magazine for Science and Reason” –and on the cover were the words:
“Let's Cool It on Global Warming–Bjorn Lomborg.”
I was stunned.
I started my professional career working for Skeptical Inquirer. My last book was excerpted there, and I'm currently a contributing editor.
Nearly two-thirds of Albertans believe that oil-sands developers are capturing some or all of their carbon emissions and storing them safely underground. In fact, every heat-trapping gram coming out of the oil patch today heads for the sky.
How come so many are so misinformed?
Maybe it's because the song they're playing is the one we really want to hear.
Efforts to live a sustainable lifestyle are ending in a cloud of smoke as more people choose cremation over conventional burial. And not just because of greenhouse emissions. Lead and mercury toxins are also part of the devil’s brew expelled in the flames.