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Clive Hamilton

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Clive Hamilton

Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University


Hamilton: more Aussie climate beat-ups

Clive HamiltonOct 5, 20107 Comments

According to The Australian's letter writers, the prestigious Royal Society now has "serious doubts" about the science of climate change leading it to a "startling retreat" from previous statements.

Hamilton: Gruen’s gift to the advertisers

Hamilton: Gruen’s gift to the advertisers

Clive HamiltonSep 13, 201037 Comments

The Gruen Transfer encourages Australia’s young "best and brightest" to devote their lives -- not to finding a cancer cure, teaching indigenous kids or campaigning against climate change -- but to making clever TV ads for front groups created by the tobacco industry.

Gillard doesn't get climate change

Clive HamiltonJun 28, 201095 Comments

Julia Gillard doesn't get climate change, and those hoping the Labor Government will make a marked policy shift will once more face disappointment.

Victoria still talking to controversial geoengineering scientists

Clive HamiltonJun 10, 20109 Comments

The Victorian government continues to engage with scientists on climate manipulation techniques, despite vehement criticism that it funded a conference looking at the last-resort geoengineering methods.

Are you now or have you ever been a climate scientist?

Are you now or have you ever been a climate scientist?

Clive HamiltonMar 8, 201056 Comments

Accusation of criminality against leading climate scientists takes the denialist campaign of harassment and intimidation to new lows.

Hamilton: Fran Kelly falls for Monckton's media manipulation

Hamilton: Fran Kelly falls for Monckton's media manipulation

Clive HamiltonJan 28, 2010159 Comments

Fran Kelly and the ABC are the latest victims to fall prey to notorious climate change sceptic Lord Monckton's media manipulation. Why did Kelly not question her controversial guest and his preposterous claims?

Hamilton: Viscount Monckton of Brenchley's over-egged CV

Hamilton: Viscount Monckton of Brenchley's over-egged CV

Clive HamiltonJan 12, 201072 Comments

One thing’s for sure, Viscount Monckton of Benchley -- the “high priest” of climate scepticism soon to tour Australia -- does not lack self-belief. His significance on the world stage is enough for him occasionally to forget himself and rewrite his biography.

Copenhagen's nasty negotiations

Clive HamiltonDec 21, 200936 Comments

The spirit of the Copenhagen summit was marked by a degree of fractiousness, pig-headedness, selfishness and deviousness not seen at previous UN conferences.

Hoping beyond hope at

Clive HamiltonDec 17, 200924 Comments

Kevin Rudd has arrived in Copenhagen early, but the star of the show is Mohamed Nasheed, the President of the Maldives, who has become a new symbol of hope -- or perhaps wishful thinking.

The end of the Third World

Clive HamiltonDec 15, 200915 Comments

The tectonic plates of global politics shifted in Copenhagen last week, and it was tiny Tuvalu that exposed the rift, calling for large, high-polluting developing country to take on legally binding emission reductions.