Climate change

What the new GCSE in global warming should teach

14 May 2022 9:00 am

The new GCSE in global warming

We must all become Doctor Dolittles and listen to the wisdom of animals

23 April 2022 9:00 am

One day the writer and artist James Bridle rented a hatchback, taped a smartphone to the steering wheel and installed…

It's time to clamp down on militant protesters

12 April 2022 5:45 pm

The right to protest against the policies of the government of the day, the system in general or even just…

Our children are at breaking point – and it’s our fault

9 April 2022 9:00 am

I think it’s time we stopped scaring the children. I think they’ve had enough. They’re at breaking point now, every…

Is global warming really more dangerous than Putin’s nuclear threats?

12 March 2022 9:00 am

Having just dusted down my Geiger counter and argued with the family about whether or not there is room for…

Storm Eunice has nothing to do with climate change

18 February 2022 10:50 pm

I sat tight and braced myself for the worst this morning — not high winds but for the Today programme…

After Covid, Kenya’s flower industry is gearing up for its next challenge

12 February 2022 9:00 am

Kenya’s flower growers have a busy time ahead

The unexpected brilliance of Don’t Look Up

15 January 2022 9:00 am

I wasn’t looking forward to seeing Don’t Look Up, the new satirical film on Netflix. It’s about a couple of…

The march of the larch: the Treeline is now encroaching on the arctic tundra

15 January 2022 9:00 am

Covering 20 per cent of the Earth’s surface, the boreal forest is the largest living system, or ‘biome’, on land.…

Our new era of Jewish-Muslim relations

18 December 2021 9:00 am

Reactions to the recent passing of F.W. de Klerk transported me back to my childhood in South Africa. The horror…

Guilt-free hilarity: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Charing Cross Theatre reviewed

27 November 2021 9:00 am

World-class sex bomb Janie Dee stars in a fabulously silly revival of the American comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha…

Insulate Britain are not martyrs

18 November 2021 9:28 am

Throughout the Insulate Britain protests there was a suspicion that the group was deliberately trying to get its members behind…

Why COP26 flopped

17 November 2021 8:08 am

King coal is dead, long live king coal! That might be a fitting epitaph for COP26, which mercifully ended last…

The cynical brilliance of Boris Johnson's green conversion

12 November 2021 12:18 am

Does Boris Johnson really believe, as he told COP26 a few days ago, we’re at ‘one minute to midnight’ on…

Is climate change scepticism growing in Japan?

10 November 2021 7:15 pm

Fumio Kishida, the newly-installed Japanese prime minister, could have been forgiven for giving COP26 a miss. The opening ceremony in…

Letters: Why net zero is impossible

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Carbon deceit Sir: At this week’s climate change conference, countries will be urged to follow the UK’s ‘lead’ in setting…

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

The urgent case for net zero

6 November 2021 9:00 am

The urgent case for net zero

Are there more over-seventies or twenty-somethings behind the wheel?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Another minute Addressing COP26 in Glasgow, the Prime Minister claimed it was ‘one minute to midnight’ in the fight against…

The flaw in Britain’s net-zero plan

6 November 2021 9:00 am

The COP26 summit is unlikely to be an outright flop. There has been no shortage of drama, with speakers seeming…

The perverse fantasies of Extinction Rebellion's founder

5 November 2021 6:49 am

If we don’t cut carbon emissions, your mother will be raped. This is the deranged prediction of Roger Hallam, the…

Where is the climate plan B?

4 November 2021 1:36 am

The COP26 summit is unlikely to be an outright flop. There has been no shortage of drama, with speakersseeming to…

I failed my country at COP

4 November 2021 1:10 am

I’m on my way to Glasgow for COP26. It’s the first time I have been abroad since before Covid. Conveniently…

India is going to keep polluting. They can thank China

4 November 2021 12:00 am

Mumbai India is the last major global polluter to set a date to go carbon neutral. In a surprise announcement…

Join: The Spectator's online COP26 summit

26 October 2021 3:15 am

The two-week COP26 climate change summit starts this weekend, with 100,000 expected on a protest march in Glasgow. And tomorrow, we…