Environment

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.

24 April 2014

George Brandis and the new authoritarians

The response to that interview showed that when it comes to climate change, no dissent is allowed.

31 March 2014

IPCC: why the end is always nigh

The fifth assessment report is a product of politics, not science.