Our ‘Net Zero’ Choice: Back To The Stone-Age Or Embrace Capitalism?

Back in the 1970s, experts scared us as we grew up with warnings about nuclear war, global famine due to over-population and, I kid you not, an imminent new ice age. These days, the experts are scaring the kids about the threat posed by a different kind of climate change, warning of a dire future … Continue reading

Shame On The Climate Spin Merchants

For a few moments yesterday it looked as though one of the great scientific puzzles of recent times had finally been solved. How can it be in an era of global warming, with average surface temperatures at record highs for much of the last two decades and with the Arctic polar ice cap shrinking, that … Continue reading

Did Global Warming Cause Super Typhoon Haiyan? Is Climate Change To Blame For Killer Cyclones?

  In the wake the catastrophic damage to the Philippines caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, many people have sought to link this awful tragedy to climate change. In an emotional outburst at a United Nations climate conference in Warsaw on Monday 11 November, the head of the Philippines delegation Yeb Sano blamed the “staggering” devastation … Continue reading

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