Category archives: climate change

Political Straightjacket

If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.

Eat Meat and Save the World?

Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? Read more.

A Legal Duty to Maximise Greenhouse Gases

Buried in the Infrastructure Bill is an astonishing and hitherto-unnoticed contradiction. Read more.

Loss Adjustment

When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means? Read more.

The Biogas Disaster

How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world. Read more.

Breach of Trust

Ill-informed and incoherent: the head of the National Trust talks nonsense on fracking. Read more.

Fiscal Meltdown

The government is betting the farm on a nuclear technology that might soon look as hip as the traction engine. Read more.

Climate Breakdown

How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires. Read more.

Parliament of Fools

The US disease has arrived in Britain: representatives waging an all-out war against science. Read more.

Abbottalypse Now

Tony Abbott intends to trash Australia on behalf of the super-rich. Read more.

Backwards Reasoning

Could fracking prevent climate change denial? Read more.

Pistols at Dawn

A three-year, £100 bet on solar power has matured. Who won? Read more.

Via Dolorosa

Corruption and short-termism are pushing us along the path of sorrows. Read more.

The Great Unmentionable

We have offshored both our consumption and our perceptions Read more.

Frozen Assets

Why are we exploiting unconventional gas when we can’t afford to burn existing supplies? Read more.

New Weather, New Politics

The extremes now hammering Australia leave old perspectives stranded. Read more.

Forbidden Planet

We cannot restrain climate change without a political fight against plutocracy. Read more.

Struck Dumb

Why, even now, climate change cannot be mentioned in the presidential election. Read more.

Empty Promise

Could scientists have got the impacts of climate change on food supply wildly wrong? Read more.

The Heat of the Moment

Climate breakdown is right here, right now. Read more.