climate change


Apocalypse Not: doomsday thinkers of Oz should get out more

Graham Harris | 13 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, environment
Instead of moaning about impending disasters, environmentalists need to innovate.


Could geoengineering save the planet?

Michael Cook | 25 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, climate change, geoengineering
And who is thinking about the ethics of a technological quick fix?


Which part of “totally transparent” don’t you understand?

Donna Laframboise | 15 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, IPCC
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is cited as the world authority on climate change. But, amazingly, many of the authors of its definitive report are mere graduate students.


And yet, it moves

Cardinal George Pell | 01 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, consensus
A Catholic prelate finds himself in the party of Galileo and against the consensus of true believers on climate change.


Who is the sensible environmentalist?

Patrick Moore | 02 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, environment, Greenpeace
Two founders of Greenpeace, now on opposite sides of the fence, conduct a fascinating debate over climate change.


Dreary outlook for climate change talks

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 December 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: climate change, global warming, UN Cancun summit
We’re used to dire predictions about global warming. Now we’re getting bleak forecasts about the summit convened to address it. What’s going on?


Climate change: a real problem, but what will work?

James Franklin | 22 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, Copenhagen, global warming
There is cause for alarm over global warming, but emissions deals are not the solution.


Copenhagen: a deal of sorts

Brian Lilley | 19 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, climate change, Copenhagen, United Nations
The push for a global, legally binding deal could not overcome national self-interest


Selfless saviours of a new faith

Mariette Ulrich | 17 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, free speech, religion
The church of climate change is on a mission to convert the infidels. But does it believe in free will?


Don’t understand climate negotiations?

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: climate change
Me neither. It reminds me of a story I linked to some time ago by a financial guy who didn’t understand some of the language and banter being tossed around in politics and media about the economic meltdown.


MercatorNet exclusive—poetry by Al Gore

Michael Cook | 09 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Al Gore, climate change
Al Gore’s latest book has just hit the bookshops. Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis is a lavishly illustrated handbook for climate-change activism -- with his first public poetry. It's awful.


Climategate, who is really tilting at windmills?

Brian Lilley | 05 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, climategate, Copenhagen, United Nations
Responsible citizen and responsible politicians should ask questions about climategate and whether the science was manipulated.


The angels and demons of climate change

Javier Cuadros | 01 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, global warming
At the very least, the leaked emails in “Climategate” show that science is a very political affair.


No people, no climate change, says UN Population Fund

Michael Cook | 23 November 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: climate change, UNFPA
From year to year, population grows at a glacial pace, so it’s tough job to bang the drum about over-population in a glossy annual report year after year. From a public relations point of view, the solution is to pick a trendy angle. The theme of the 2009 State of the World Population Report is women and climate change.


Children are the cause of climate change says the United Nations

Brian Lilley | 21 November 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: climate change, United Nations
The United Nations is using false logic to claim that fewer people in the developing world will help fight climate change.


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