Environment

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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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Fight fire with fire: controlled burning could have protected Australia

January 9, 2020 8:26 am

A kind of ecological fundamentalism has taken the place of common sense

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Boris Johnson has all the power. Here’s what he’ll do with it

December 13, 2019 12:03 pm

Voters in the North and Midlands will not stay blue if the Conservatives live up to the old image of a heartless party of the rich

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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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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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Young recycling zealots are talking trash

October 3, 2019 1:44 pm

I’m tired of being guilted by people who only recently learned to tie their shoelaces

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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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The inconvenient truth about the El Paso shooter

August 8, 2019 2:05 pm

The motivations of this weekend’s mass shooters have been so partially reported

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How to boil a frog

August 3, 2019 3:35 pm

Cyril Ramaphosa’s versatile simile has much to teach us

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Why don’t Republicans care about the environment?

May 21, 2019 7:14 am

Conservation is a conservative value