The Guardian’s ‘Scientists Warn…’ Meme

In today's Observer, Robin McKie channels scientists... Climate change: IPCC issues stark warning over global warming Call to 'stop dithering about fossil fuel cuts' as expert panel warns entire globe is affected This is now part of the ritual established by the...

Australian Elections – a Test of Climate Politics?

Over at the new-format Spiked, Rob Lyons has a short piece on the Australian elections. One of the biggest issues in Saturday’s Australian election will be the ‘carbon tax’. Coalition leader Tony Abbott said this week: ‘If the Coalition wins the election on Saturday,...

A wind of Change – or an Unchanging Windbag?

Amongst a number of things going on in the climate debate, two things caught my eye last week. The first is this video from 350.org 350 want to use the names of prominent climate sceptics, rather than an list of names in alphabetical sequence, to refer to tropical...