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Does "Objectivity" Belong in Newscasts About Climate Change?

Sangita Iyer | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada
Sangita Iyer

Although climate change seems to be insidiously disrupting our social fabric, it makes the newscast only when there's a dramatic natural disaster. But given the strong consensus between the media and environmental advocates that objectivity doesn't do justice for climate change how can the news media provide effective coverage of climate change?

Rio+20: A Break-Up Destination for Idealistic Enviros

Cameron Fenton | Posted 04.23.2012 | Canada
Cameron Fenton

The environmental movement has placed an unjustified -- almost frighteningly so -- amount of faith in this June's upcoming Rio +20 conference. This is blind faith, and dangerous for the cause. It is only when we realize that we do not need Rio or the UN to solve climate change that international progress may become possible.