Environment

The fraudulent business of recycling

19 June 2021 9:00 am

The fraudulent business of recycling

Letters: The veiled elitism of social mobility

1 May 2021 9:00 am

Levelling up Sir: In making the case for social mobility, Lee Cain unwittingly endorses the classism he hopes to fight…

Letters: The true cost of the green dream

24 April 2021 9:00 am

Zero possibility Sir: Katy Balls is right to conclude that the government is ‘not being upfront’ on the bill for…

The green games: the Prime Minister’s big plan to rebrand Britain

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Boris Johnson’s Olympic ambitions for the COP26 summit

Britain’s battle to prevent ‘green protectionism’

20 February 2021 3:45 am

The UK’s commitment to get to net zero by 2050 is going to require some difficult political choices. But it…

The elitism lurking at the heart of the green movement

10 February 2021 11:32 pm

There’s a movement in the UK that is trying to block the building of essential new council housing. It is…

Carrie Symonds and the cult of rewilding

6 February 2021 6:01 pm

Carrie Symonds is to join the Aspinall Foundation as its new head of communications, in a move very much on-brand…

showers

Donald Trump has made showers great again

21 December 2020 12:28 am

President Donald Trump is the best. I already thought he was great, but I became even more convinced of his…

Boris's green industrial revolution is doomed to fail

21 November 2020 8:48 pm

Boris Johnson’s ‘green industrial revolution’, which was announced this week, looks doomed from the outset. From our heating to how we…

Denial is not a strategy, Prime Minister

21 November 2020 9:00 am

The psychodrama in No. 10 is badly timed. The government has used emergency powers to ban meetings, church services and…

great reset

What is the Great Reset?

18 November 2020 4:14 am

The phrase has shot throughout the fringes of Right-Wing Twitter like a virus through a karaoke bar. According to Pauline…

trumpist agenda

The Trumpist agenda going forward

12 November 2020 5:25 am

While Donald Trump appears to have lost the 2020 presidential election, Trump’s agenda of populism focused on the working class…

The ancients knew the value of the natural world

7 November 2020 9:00 am

The ancients knew nothing about global warming, but they still reflected on the relationship between man and nature. In the…

biden

Who’s excited about a Biden presidency?

7 November 2020 1:17 am

‘You all…declare me dead. Guess what? I ain’t dead. I’m not going to die.’ That was Joe Biden back in…

fracking

Why fracking matters

20 October 2020 6:42 am

Sigmund Freud famously noted that sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. In the case of fracking, even Freud would…

How to stop trawling from trashing the North Sea

10 October 2020 9:00 am

How to stop trawlers from trashing the North Sea

california fires

California burning

30 August 2020 1:46 am

Oakland The air in Northern California was thick and yellow in November 2018. The hills were wrapped not in salty…

Extinction Rebellion's plan for eco-oligarchy

30 August 2020 1:02 am

It is very rare (although not unprecedented) for law breakers to attempt to be law makers. But Extinction Rebellion is…

Beware of beaver fever

22 August 2020 9:00 am

We shouldn’t celebrate the return of the beaver

Eco-friendly is not female-friendly

7 March 2020 9:00 am

Eco-friendly is not woman-friendly

fracking

The Democrats are fracking insane

22 February 2020 4:25 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. What could be more emblematic of the American Dream than…

Upstream struggle: we are running out of time to save Britain’s salmon

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

In a few years’ time, there could be no more wild salmon in Britain

Fight fire with fire: controlled burning could have protected Australia

11 January 2020 9:00 am

 Sydney By modern standards, my grandfather would probably be considered an environmental criminal. To clear land for his farmhouse in…

Our tree-planting obsession may do more harm than good

7 December 2019 9:00 am

‘Four beef burgers is the same as flying to New York and back! FOUR BURGERS!’ When I arrived at the…

Let’s give Extinction Rebellion protestors what they want

7 October 2019 11:25 pm

Extinction Rebellion’s leaders have arrived in London by fossil-powered train, car and bus – brandishing their mobile phones full of…