Climate change

20. 03. 2018
Just back from another trip to New Zealand – a different country from when I was last there a year ago, transformed as it is by a change of Government! To everyone’s surprise, the National Party failed to win enough seats in last year’s General Election to stay...
Climate change
09. 12. 2016
I really want to get to grips with this whole story about ‘climate denialism’ – a catch-all description that can be applied both to individual ‘denialists’ and the much broader, societal phenomenon of significant elements in politics and the media...
Climate change
04. 12. 2016
This would, of course, be an odd and rather unevenly matched fight, Donald Trump being the President Elect of the United States of America, and Peter Wadhams being a very eminent but still relatively unknown polar scientist based in the UK. I’m putting them together in a...
Climate change
22. 04. 2016
This Friday will mark a memorable moment in the history of climate diplomacy. It’s when the world comes together in New York to sign up to the climate agreement agreed in Paris at the end of last year. Over 150 nations, including over 60 Heads of State, will confirm their...
Climate change, Politics
17. 03. 2016
Even for a sympathetic observer from the UK, the politics of climate change in Australia is, to say the least, vexatious. But it’s now entering a more critical phase than ever before. The mismatch between the conclusions of the Paris Agreement in December last year and the...
Climate change, Politics