Environment

Lord Stern’s new tract on global warming will help his Green allies to build their latter-day Tower of Babel, but renewables are irrelevant to megacities

Ignore the advice of the freesheets handed out on the Tube. Why visit the hot spots in a city full of cool panoramic sanctuaries?   

An Essay on Climate Change

How seriously should we take an Old Stoic who wants to reintroduce wild elephants to Britain?

Global Crisis by Geoffrey Parker is a masterpiece of historical scholarship, but fails entirely in its stated aim of linking political disaster to a changing climate

A tax windfall from fracking in the North East would merely delay the inevitable day of reckoning for a bloated public sector

‘Obama’s proposed carbon tax will founder, but that won’t be the end of the alarmists’ agenda’

‘Even if it’s theoretically possible to sustain 10.2 billion people on the planet, is this what we aspire to as a species?’