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Category archives: climate change
If the ozone hole had been discovered ten years later, governments are likely to have done nothing. Read more.
Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? Read more.
Buried in the Infrastructure Bill is an astonishing and hitherto-unnoticed contradiction. Read more.
When people say we should adapt to climate change, do they have any idea what that means? Read more.
How the perverse consequences of a great idea are destroying the natural world. Read more.
Ill-informed and incoherent: the head of the National Trust talks nonsense on fracking. Read more.
The government is betting the farm on a nuclear technology that might soon look as hip as the traction engine. Read more.
The US disease has arrived in Britain: representatives waging an all-out war against science. Read more.
Why are we exploiting unconventional gas when we can’t afford to burn existing supplies? Read more.
The extremes now hammering Australia leave old perspectives stranded. Read more.
We cannot restrain climate change without a political fight against plutocracy. Read more.
Why, even now, climate change cannot be mentioned in the presidential election. Read more.
Could scientists have got the impacts of climate change on food supply wildly wrong? Read more.