Is Atheism Just Another Fundamentalism?

That's the title of a debate on 22 August at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Climate-Resistace editor Stuart was one of the speakers, with John Gray, Mark Vernon and Ron Ferguson. His talk went a bit like this...Just so you know… I don’t believe in God. And...

Unhappy Campers

The Climate Camp draws to a close. The result? A vandalised depot, a besieged office block and a day off for its employees, and more than 40 protesters arrested, some of them grumbling about their treatment by the police. (What did they expect?) But what was this...

Is atheism just another fundamentalism?

Just so you know… I don’t believe in God. And I think science is a Good Thing. Science is one of the many fine products of the Enlightenment. It is the best way of exploring the material Universe we have. And it has transformed human lives for the better. So I am not...

Runaway Climate Runway Capers

The "Camp for Climate Action" has opened near Heathrow Airport. Announcing the event, and commenting on some of the legal problems the organisers have faced, the campaign website said:Unfortunately the police have stopped and searched some people coming to the camp,...

Environmental Movement Touches the Cloth

We've pointed out before the compatibility of environmentalism and evangelical Christianity. So no great surprise here. Her conversion to environmentalism is the result of a years-long international campaign by British bishops and leaders of major U.S. environmental...

Nobody Expects the Cimate Inquisition

'Sustainable' blogging (geddit?) is a bit difficult when even the green news-makers have jetted off to catch some sun... This isn't climate change, it's silly season, and there's not much news around. We have reported before how the environmentalist's view of the...

Scientific Consenseless

Writing in New Scientist this week, James Hansen tells us that the scientific community (you know, those 'thousands' of specialised scientists at the IPCC) are wrong, and have massively underestimated the extent of polar ice melting as a consequence of anthropogenic...