Environment

31 July 2014

There is no ‘dash for gas’

Contrary to green-hued reports, the UK is not about to be turned into a giant shale-gas drilling pad.

2 July 2014

Plastic bags: harbingers of
eco-doom?

There is zero evidence that plastic bags kill fish, birds or the planet.

23 June 2014

Don’t blame Russia for the anti-fracking panic

It isn’t Moscow's money that fuels fracking protests – it’s Europe’s own turn against development.

5 June 2014

Recycling: eco‑penance for wasteful humans

Recycling isn’t about saving the planet - it’s about inducing guilt.

28 May 2014

Global warming: the 97% fallacy

Are 97% of scientists really in agreement on climate change? Don’t bet on it.

19 May 2014

‘Environmentalism has become a religion’

Patrick Moore, founder of Greenpeace, on where greens went badly wrong.