Climate Change Denial

Climate Change Doesn't Give A Damn About Trump Or Brexit

Craig Bennett | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Politics
Craig Bennett

Not only will the process of leaving and redefining our relationship with the EU consume our political discourse for the foreseeable future, it will also clog up the machineries of government. Little else will get a look in as whoever wins on June 8 attempts to unscramble an omelette decades in the making. Yet climate change doesn't give a damn about Brexit.

Theresa May Must Challenge Trump's Climate-Wrecking Policies

Craig Bennett | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Craig Bennett

Trump cannot carry out his sweeping 'America first' promise and make trade deals work. May visiting now, before we understand the degree to which he plans on seeing this promise through, is very poor judgement.

Make China Great Again: Six Ways Trump's Energy And Climate Policies Work... For China

Assaad W Razzouk | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Politics
Assaad W Razzouk

Mid-way through the two-week negotiation sessions at the UN climate talks in Morocco in November, results of the US presidential election landed with a thud. An oil and gas-funded climate sceptic was elected president of the richest country in the world, the very same country leading climate change efforts over the past eight years.

Respect Local Democracy And Keep Britain Frack-Free

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

What is it with this government and fracking? They seem to be obsessed with drilling; the proven safe and truly renewable wind and solar energies are not for them. They want the earth penetrated by drilling and the injection of high pressure water, laced with a cocktail of nasty chemicals and sand, to frack the hell out of the rocks beneath our beautiful countryside.

The Death of DECC: What's in a Name?

Adrienne Macartney | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics
Adrienne Macartney

The death of DECC is not simply a linguistic destruction. We now have an (unelected) government leadership that dismisses the need for a carbon reduction strategy and is consistently opposed to climate regulation measures on business and industry.

Vote Leave Campaign Uses Tactics of Climate Change 'Sceptics'

Bob Ward | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

With British voters heading to the ballot box on 23 June to decide on a referendum about whether the UK should remain within the European Union or not, it is striking that the Vote Leave campaign has used the same tactics to deny the economic dangers of Brexit as lobbyists who refute the risks of climate change.

How the UK Media Puts the Public at Risk From Climate Change Impacts

Bob Ward | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK
Bob Ward

It is time for the editors of The Times and other newspapers that champion the views of climate change 'sceptics' to start putting the interests of their readers first.

Oxford Physicist Shows Why Vast Conspiracy Theories Don't Add Up

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK

Popular conspiracy theories such as 9/11 was an inside job, climate change is a hoax or the moon landings were faked, would have quickly been exposed,...

Flood Review Must Stop Harmful 'Sceptic' Cabal

Bob Ward | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

For the sake of the country, the National Flood Resilience Review must sweep away the extreme ideological approach to climate change pursued by Mr Paterson and this small cabal, and instead reinstate an evidence-based approach to policy-making on adaptation.

American Catholics Don't Like The Pope Anymore

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- While much of the globe lauds Francis as the best pope since St. Peter, in the US his stock has dramatically fallen. A Gallup poll publish...

Study Confirms The Obvious: Climate Change Deniers Like Conspiracies

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

People who deny climate change are given to believing in other conspiracy theories, according to a beefed up study of online blog comments published l...

God Says Climate Change Is Real And We're To Blame

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK

God says climate change is real and we're to blame. Or at least that’s the word from his corporeal representative on Earth. The long-awaited encycli...

Hydro-electric Power - Why a Coalition Government Could Make the UK Greener

Simon Thomas | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Thomas

The numbers speak for themselves. Hydro-electric power is currently the only renewable energy capable of replacing fossil fuels and it's about time we had a party in government that's going to get serious about cutting the UK's carbon footprint.

Ukip's Welsh Leader Says Climate Change Can't Be Man Made... Because Of Volcanoes

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Politics

In another Ukip-politician-saying-something-controversial shocker, the leader of the Welsh branch of the party has flatly denied that climate change i...

Polar Bears to the Rescue!

Joshua Virasami | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Joshua Virasami

An ad-hoc party spilled out, placard-wielding polar bears scooted across the terminal on luggage trolleys, the softhearted action, which the bears said was 'testing the waters', had a clear message - 'no new runways', not in Heathrow, and not anywhere.

Russell Brand And Naomi Klein Speak At Huge Climate Change Rally In London

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK

More than 15,000 protesters gathered in London on Saturday for a climate change march, which is to end with a rally outside Parliament. Activist Russe...

Biden Mocks Climate Change Deniers In Congress

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Denying climate change is "like denying gravity." That’s the unambiguous message from Joe Biden, the vice president of the United States...

US Politician Destroys Scientific Consensus On Global Warming

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- The debate about global warming is over. The hoax has been exposed, the conspiracy revealed. Thanks to the impeccable logic of one bra...

To Beat Climate Change We Have to Believe We Can Win

Adam Stones | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK
Adam Stones

The leaders of the three largest parties have now jointly stated that climate change is one of the most serious threats facing the world. They agree that it threatens not just the environment but also security, prosperity and poverty eradication.

Significant Errors in Study Suggesting Global Warming is Good for the World

Bob Ward | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Politics
Bob Ward

The new issue of the Journal of Economic Perspectives includes a remarkable admission about a controversial academic paper that wrongly suggested moderate amounts of global warming would have an overall positive economic impact on the world.

Manufacturing Doubt About Climate Change

Bob Ward | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Bob Ward

English audiences will today be given their first chance to see a shocking new film which reveals how a handful of right-wing lobbyists have thwarted attempts to curb threats to health and the environment.

Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs The Climate

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

Klein's fundamental argument is simple: in order to prevent global warming, we need an ideological shift away from neo-liberalism towards a fairer, greener and more egalitarian form of society

Climate Change Means Changing Capitalism: A Review of Naomi Klein's New Book 'This Changes Everything'

Libby Blanchard | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK
Libby Blanchard

Readers will not be disappointed with Klein's much anticipated new book, This Changes Everything, which dissects and exposes the linkages between capitalism, climate change, and social justice, three issues that are actively shaping global societies.

The Results Of This Poll Are A 'Huge Embarrassment' For The PM

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

In a "huge embarrassment" for the Prime Minister, the vast majority of Tory MPs don't think manmade climate change is a real issue, a shocking new pol...

Hillary Clinton Attacks Climate Change Deniers For 'Pretending We Don't Have A Crisis'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nomination for the 2016 Presidential election, has attacked climate change deniers, calling global ...