I Wish Someone Had Told Me This Before I Became a Politician
November 22, 2014
A letter to a young liberal.
Obama Is Driving a Wedge Between the World's Two Most Powerful Climate Change Deniers
November 17, 2014
Canada caved. It's your move, Australia.
These Two World Leaders Are Laughing While the Planet Burns Up
October 21, 2014
They don't care one bit about our planet.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper really doesn't like bad news about global warming.
Keystone Opponents Have Nothing to Apologize For: Stopping the Pipeline Will Slow Climate Change
February 19, 2014
There's a reason the energy industry wants that pipeline—the alternatives aren't as cheap or practical as they sound.
Obama's Pacific Trade Pact Will Be Awful for the Environment
January 15, 2014
Here are a few of the worst environmental equivocations in a draft from WikiLeaks of a major trade agreement.
Canada Responds to Ted Cruz's Renunciation of Citizenship
August 20, 2013
Dear Mr. Cruz/Cher M. Cruz—We’re very sorry to bother you, but it has been brought to our attention that you recently sought to renounce your Canadian citizenship.
The State Department isn't as easy to influence as Congress.
Say Yes to the Pipeline—and New Green Regulations
March 14, 2013
How to fix the messy politics of the embattled pipeline project.
Life of Pi's Clumsy 3D Storytelling
November 28, 2012
“I think it's one of the most noble risks we have ever taken.” This comes from an executive at Twentieth Century Fox, the studio that gave us Sunrise, Shirley Temple, and The Robe. When a corporation has ranged from the sublime to the ridiculous, talk of nobility is often a warning sign of stupidity. So sane producers may have read Yann Martel’s 2001 novel, seen that it was selling 9 million copies across the world, and concluded that there was no need for a movie of Life of Pi—the same escape clause I raised a week ago in connection with the latest Anna Karenina.