One of the world’s most prominent climate scientists, and a key figure in climate change debate, tells his own story of his fears for the future of the planet and what can still be done to avoid disaster.
For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by every measure of human well-being, from life expectancy to clean water to climate safety, life has been getting better and better. How can this be? The explanation, energy expert Alex… Read more »
William McPherson mounts a spirited attack on “denial ideologues” who he accuses of using pseudo-science to sway public opinion. He uses a range of examples of extreme weather events and argues that in the facts about extreme weather we find many links to climate change, although any one storm may be caused by a number… Read more »
Richard Martin presents an up-to-date account of the coal industries in the USA and China and paints a picture of the environmental impact of coal and the challenges in reducing dependence on the dirtiest of fossil fuels..