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spiked issue: After Copenhagen

-- Wed 27 October --
Want to fix the climate? Cut the carbon obsession
Roger Pielke Jr, author of The Climate Fix, tells spiked why it’s wrong to focus on cutting emissions.
by Rob Lyons

-- Wed 27 October --
A sideways step from climate panic to Malthus
Recent statements by the Royal Society shows that it has turned from a scientific institution into a nakedly ideological one.
by Ben Pile

-- Tue 17 August --
Are we facing a second ‘Battle of Kingsnorth’?
The Lib-Cons are finally realising that green rhetoric is all well and good, but it doesn’t keep the lights on.
by Rob Lyons

-- Mon 19 July --
An oily, underhand demand for censorship
Calling for ExxonMobil to stop funding climate-sceptic groups is really a demand that these groups be silenced.
by Rob Lyons

-- Wed 14 July --
Energy crisis? We’ve been here before
Around 400 years ago, Britain faced another problem of dwindling energy resources: ‘peak wood’.
by Colin McInnes

-- Tue 22 June --
Climate science after the ‘hockey stick’ affair
The use and abuse of a single graph to justify action on climate change shows the need for healthy scepticism.
by AW Montford

-- Wed 9 June --
Meet the green who doubts ‘The Science’
The author of Chill explains why he’s sceptical about manmade global warming — and why greens are so intolerant.
by Peter Taylor

-- Mon 24 May --
We must stop saying ‘The science demands...’
Top climate-change expert Mike Hulme tells spiked it is a scandal that scientific claims are increasingly usurping politics and morality.
by Tim Black

-- Mon 26 April --
Why scepticism is still ‘the highest of duties’
Scepticism is widely denounced as a poison and a disease today, just as it was in the Dark Ages. We urgently need to rescue its reputation.
by Frank Furedi

-- Thu 15 April --
Using the Holocaust to silence debate
The campaign to make ‘ecocide’ a crime sums up the opportunism and censoriousness of the green lobby.
by Nathalie Rothschild

-- Wed 17 February --
The ‘taboo’ they just can’t stop talking about
Article after article after article now tells us that human overpopulation of the planet is the Great Unmentionable. Hmm, something doesn’t add up.
by Brendan O’Neill

-- Tue 15 December --
Turning children into Orwellian eco-spies
Frank Furedi recalls being educated through fear in Stalinist Hungary, and is disturbed that the same tactics are now used by environmentalists.
by Frank Furedi

-- Tue 15 December --
It’s the end of the world – again
Environmentalists claiming that the Copenhagen summit is ‘the last chance’ to save the planet sound like a broken record.
by Patrick Hayes

-- Tue 15 December --
‘We need a planetary one-child policy’
Malthusianism is so widespread that greens can now openly sing the praises of China’s population authoritarianism.
by Brendan O’Neill

-- Thu 10 December --
Turn the clock back to 1875? No thanks
The crazy, progress-stalling carbon cuts being proposed at Copenhagen just aren’t going to happen – and it’s a good thing too.
by Rob Lyons

-- Mon 7 December --
Treating human beings as little more than carbon
As the Copenhagen summit starts, the rise of eco-Malthusianism shows the anti-human, future-fearing essence of climate-change alarmism.
by Frank Furedi

-- Mon 7 December --
Why the Climategate controversy matters…
The leaked emails suggest that Projection and Anecdote are the key planks of the science of global warming.
by Andrew Orlowski

-- Mon 7 December --
Why Climategate won't stop climate-change alarmism
Those UEA scientists indulged in dodgy academic activity, but they did not invent the politics of global warming.
by Brendan O’Neill

-- Tue 24 November --
We don’t need another conspiracy theory
The sceptics poring over those ‘Climategate’ emails are indulging in easy conspiracy-mongering rather than having a tough, grown-up debate.
by Frank Furedi

-- Wed 12 August --
Copenhagen climate deal would be no fairytale
Until we have new technology in place, we can either cut greenhouse gas emissions or tackle poverty — but not both.
by Rob Lyons

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