Time to put this morality tale on ice

<em>Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/11117/</em> ‘Ice is the white flag being waved by our planet, under fire from the atmospheric attack being mounted by humanity. From the frosted plains of the Arctic ice pack to...

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Admit it: environmentalism was an ugly experiment

<em>Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php/site/reviewofbooks_preview/10914</em> Since becoming an advocate of genetic modification (GM) and nuclear power, Mark Lynas has drawn increasingly hostile criticism from his erstwhile...

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Putting humanity in a kangaroo court

<em>Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/10549/</em> You may not have noticed, but last week you were a co-defendant in a court case. In Stockholm, the Third Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability met at the...

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Fukushima: why greens turned on each other

<em>Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/10368/</em> The coverage of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant is dominated by the discussion of ‘levels of radiation’. Run-of-the-mill catastrophes – earthquakes,...

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Making mountains out of meltdowns

<em>Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/10292/</em> The destruction caused by one of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded, and the tsunami which followed it,were not momentous enough for much of the world’s press....

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Scepticism is not an ‘attack on science’

Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/10148/ Sir Paul Nurse, the new president of the Royal Society, hasfollowed his predecessors, Martin Rees and Bob May, by making a loud public statement about the climate debate. Nurse claimed in a...

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A tedious dollop of eco‑propaganda

Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/10095/ A large wall of projected graphics greets you as you enter the London-based Science Museum’s new exhibition,Atmosphere: Exploring Climate Science. Disembodied voices read the words that...

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Cancun: scavenging around for scientific fact

Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/9986/ Conventional climate wisdom has it that once ‘the science’ is put before politics, politicians will respond to the imperative to save us from Gaia’s revenge. So each year, representatives...

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What the greens really got wrong

Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/site/article/9868/ Environmentalists have long claimed that their desire to save the world has been thwarted by conspiracies of Big Oil and right-wing think-tanks. Channel 4’s What the Green Movement Got...

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A sideways step from climate panic to Malthus

Published on Spiked-Online at http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php/debates/copenhagen_article/9825 It has been an annus horribilis for the environmental activists and politicians who insist that the world needs to act on climate change. There was ‘Climategate’, the...

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