Climate change

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Why I support Greta Thunberg in her fight against COVID-19

May 14, 2020 3:35 pm

As soon as the crisis is over, we can get back to wrecking the planet. I can’t wait

Greta Thunberg

Does Greta Thunberg have the answer to COVID-19?

May 13, 2020 3:17 pm

Or will the 17-year-old just keep lecturing us about climate change?

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France’s citizens’ climate convention has come back to bite Macron

April 18, 2020 11:26 am

Mr Macron now has to find a way to evade the consequences of his idiot exercise

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What does coronavirus mean for the climate ‘crisis’?

March 27, 2020 12:25 pm

It will be interesting to see what happens to environmentalism if and when the pandemic passes

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Why Spectator readers are the nicest people

February 27, 2020 9:13 am

Even the Anglophobe Alexandra, my wife, has become an instant Anglophile on their account

weather

Hell and high water: eco-anxiety dominates Jenny Offill’s latest novel

February 20, 2020 12:49 pm

Weather by Jenny Offill reviewed

tories

What will the Tories fight about now?

January 30, 2020 9:21 am

While the issue of Europe no longer splits the party, it could be superseded by an even older Tory fault-line: free trade

climate

Do alarmists know the difference between weather and climate?

January 27, 2020 6:48 am

A lot of clever people are putting the ‘green’ into ‘greenbacks’

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Trump, Greta and the Profits of Doom

January 22, 2020 10:00 am

Light a candle to St Greta and thank the Davos doctrine for making you a better global citizen

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Cold truth: Iceland’s melting glaciers are nothing to panic about

January 18, 2020 12:22 pm

The glacier that had its last rites read in August had, in fact, more or less disappeared half a century ago

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In Iowa, Democrats tell farmers no new jobs until Greta Thunberg is happy

January 15, 2020 5:12 am

Another truly awful Democratic debate

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Greta Thunberg is Donald Trump’s mirror image

December 12, 2019 2:20 pm

Every criticism, in her admirers’ eyes, confirms her righteousness and her opponents’ malignancy

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Don’t blame all ‘weird’ weather on climate change

December 4, 2019 8:38 am

Campaigners tend to try and pin every piece of adverse weather on man-made climate change

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Mass extinction

November 12, 2019 9:45 am

The only way to tackle Extinction Rebellion is by dissecting its ideology

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A Friday with Jane Fonda in handcuffs

November 1, 2019 6:43 pm

The veteran actress has been getting arrested weekly for climate change outside Capitol Hill

leaders

Where are world leaders educated?

October 23, 2019 1:45 pm

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

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Don’t blame oil and coal companies for climate change

October 11, 2019 10:50 am

If climate change is a crisis, or even just a challenge, it is one in which we are all implicated

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Greta Thunberg is no genius – she’s an apostle

October 4, 2019 2:55 pm

She just repeats the same simple message again and again

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No, I will not listen to the children

September 30, 2019 5:47 pm

We live in a world that tells young people anything they feel or believe must be validated

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How failed parenting caused the ‘climate apocalypse’

September 24, 2019 12:14 pm

To activist youffs, everything is an emergency

greta

The apotheosis of St Greta

September 24, 2019 3:48 am

The Thunberg phenomenon is apocalyptic religion for rich whites

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My speech to the UN, by Matilda Olofsson

September 23, 2019 4:46 pm

(If I had been allowed to give a speech to the UN)

climate strikers

Homework for the climate strikers

September 20, 2019 7:04 am

Does scientific evidence support the notion that ‘the Earth is dying’?

greta thunberg

My love-hate relationship with Greta Thunberg

September 19, 2019 6:15 am

I also have Asperger’s. I’m not sure she is doing her cause much good

climate change

Can we engineer our way out of the climate crisis?

September 14, 2019 8:47 am

New developments in technology offer the potential to avert disaster