My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Monday, September 10, 2012

Tonight: David Solway on Global Warning...

Global Warning:  Trials of an Unsettled Science

David Solway Launch of his book:  Global Warning
Library & Archives Canada, 7:00 PM
395 Wellington, Ottawa

Tickets available at the door.
Admission:  $15 ($10 for students)

We will also be showing our second self-produced documentary - this time on Environmental Lunacy. 

Every attendee who buys a copy of David's book will get a free DVD!

Don't miss this incredible evening - we're going to have a lot of fun.

About the Book:

"The science is settled" has become both a mantra for political activists who believe in man-made global warming and a club to beat down anyone who opposes their anti-industrial, anti-capitalism agenda. But is it true? This is the question that David Solway set out to answer in layman terms. His conclusion: the preponderance of evidence refutes the activist’s dogma. In Global Warning: The Trials of an Unsettled Science, Solway presents the “science” in a style suited to the average citizen who wants nothing more than to learn the truth.

About the Author:

David Solway is the author of many books of poetry including Modern Marriage, which received the QSPELL Prize for Poetry; Franklin’s Passage, winner of Le Grand Prix du Livre de Montréal and Reaching for Clear, awarded the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry. Among his prose publications, Education Lost won the QSPELL Prize for Nonfiction and Random Walkswas a finalist for Le Grand Prix du Livre de Montréal. A French translation of his writings on education, Le bon prof, was awarded Le Prix Spirale. He has also published two volumes on political subjects, The Big Lie: On Terror, Antisemitism, and Identity and Hear, O Israel!.

Solway’s work has appeared in journals and magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly; The Sewanee Review; PN Review (U.K.); Descant; Partisan Review; liberté; International Journal of Applied Semiotics; Policy Options: Institute on Research in Public Policy; and Journal of Modern Greek Studies. He is currently a regular contributor to FrontPage Magazine, Pajamas Media and Academic Questions in the U.S.

What People Are Saying:

“Nowhere will you find a more succinct, yet penetrating and comprehensive, account of the whole man-made global-warming fiasco than David Solway's book -- in which he cogently sums up the hucksters' and hysterics' arguments, dismantles them with surgical precision, and, in closing, ponders with wit and insight the all-important question: how is it that such nonsensical ideas were formulated, disseminated, and so widely embraced in the first place?” 

     Bruce Bawer, author, While Europe Slept

“David Solway has written an elegant takedown of the biggest, most costly and most dangerous hoax in modern times.” 

      David Horowitz, FrontPage Magazine

“For the layman who wishes to be thoroughly informed but does not have time to read all the primary sources, David Solway has provided a definitive and accessible account of the flaws in the so-called science of global warming.” 

     Janice Fiamengo, professor of english, University of Ottawa

“Besides deftly snipping every crackpot theory to bits -- making Global Warning the indispensable “climate change” reference -- this wise and wonderful little book has deeper questions to ponder. “It is the weather of the soul that changed for the worse,” Solway writes, and if the forecast is bleak, the author’s wisdom is illuminating.” 

     Diana West, columnist, Washington Times

“This is both a fierce and amusing look at what may well be the greatest scam of the modern age—the myth of global warming. One can only laugh and wonder at the absurdity which Solway has masterfully exposed.”       Jamie Glazov, author, United in Hate

“Global Warning” is a devastating indictment of the claim that science has proven that climate change is caused by human activity. It is a must-read for policy-makers and voters alike." 

      Joseph C. Ben-Ami, President of the Canadian Centre for Policy Studies.


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