Climate science scepticism and denial

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Twitter uses Earth Day to announce ban on climate denialism ads
The platform has been a source of a growing wave of climate misinformation and said denialism ‘shouldn’t be monetized’

Maya Yang

23, Apr, 2022 @8:55 PM

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Tory MP Steve Baker shares paper denying climate crisis
Green Alliance says ‘mask has slipped’ as member of Net Zero Scrutiny Group shares scientist’s paper on Twitter

Helena Horton Environment reporter

15, Apr, 2022 @12:23 PM

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Thinktank linked to tech giant Canon under pressure to remove ‘dangerous’ climate articles
Exclusive: Some Canon Institute for Global Studies posts call the climate crisis ‘fake news’ and compare Greta Thunberg to a communist

Graham Readfearn

27, Feb, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Christians in MP Steve Baker’s High Wycombe seat pray for him to quit role on climate thinktank
High Wycombe vigil implores senior Tory, who has questioned cost of net zero, to quit as trustee of Global Warming Policy Foundation

Helena Horton

25, Feb, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Saving Us by Katharine Hayhoe review – across the climate crisis divide
A scientist and gifted speaker makes a convincing case for calm, informed discussions in the race to avert catastrophe

Bob Ward

31, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Prof Peter Stott: ‘Denialists question the cost of climate action … doing nothing costs far more’
The veteran climate researcher, a Nobel peace prize winner, on the urgency of the UN climate conference in Glasgow

Jonathan Watts

30, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Don’t put climate activists on trial, CPS urged
Questions raised over purpose of prosecuting peaceful protesters after light sentences for activists who targeted climate-change sceptics

Mark Townsend

30, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Tories received £1.3m from fossil fuel interests and climate sceptics since 2019
Gifts and donations were from oil companies, petrostates and climate-sceptic thinktanks

Pamela Duncan, Jonathan Watts and Georgina Quach

25, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Case closed’: 99.9% of scientists agree climate emergency caused by humans
Trawl of 90,000 studies finds consensus, leading to call for Facebook and Twitter to curb disinformation

Jonathan Watts

19, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘This is a story that needs to be told’: BBC film tackles Climategate scandal
Scientist Philip Jones is resigned, but ready for a fresh wave of abuse when drama The Trick tries to put the record straight on accusations that he falsified data on global heating

Robin McKie and Vanessa Thorpe

10, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Piers Corbyn disrupts climate debate featuring brother Jeremy
Climate science denier becomes agitated listening to panel discussion at Labour conference fringe event

Rowena Mason

26, Sep, 2021 @3:32 PM

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The Observer view on the pros and cons of deep-sea mining | Observer editorial
There may be merits to mining the seabed, but investing in alternative green technologies on land should be the priority

Observer editorial

29, Aug, 2021 @5:30 AM

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