Emissions Policy Policy Omission

Hilary Benn, Environment Secretary, son of Tony, successor to David Miliband, announced on Monday that the target of 60% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2050 set by his predecessor may not be enough. This comes in the wake of the Tories trumping the 60% figure, with...

Climate science: truth you can wear on your hands

‘We are armed only with peer reviewed science’, declared the banner at the head of the Climate Camp march along the proposed route of the third runway at Heathrow in August. And in one sense they were - literally. The protesters were wearing gloves made from...

Battling On

The Institute of Ideas are putting online a series of essays called 'Battles in Print' to complement their yearly Battle of Ideas festival of debates. One of the essays was written by us. You can read it here. And here's a preview of Climate science: truth you can...