January 25, 2012
Ian Plimer is one of the most imperious purveyors of climate scepticism in the world and has carved out significant influence in media and political circles, writes Tom Cowie.
November 24, 2011 30
The cache of emails reveals the difficulties that climate scientists have in going about their everyday work, particular under a constant barrage of Freedom of Information requests and public criticism, writes freelancer Graham Readfearn.
October 11, 2010
The science might not agree with them, but climate sceptics have managed to grab a giant chunk of the media spotlight. It may be just a handful of people but they scream louder than most and are effective at getting their views heard.
May 21, 2010
From climate change to evolution, New Scientist is running a great series of special reports into denialism: how it works, how it spreads, how companies manufacture it, and why it's so hard to fight.
May 13, 2010
250 members of the National Academies of Science have published a letter hitting back against the assaults and "McCarthy-like threats of criminal prosecution" against climate scientists over the Climategate scandal.
April 7, 2010
The entire field of climate research is facing a crisis of confidence, says Der Spiegel. Can scientists save themselves in time to save the planet?
March 31, 2010
Greenpeace has released an extensive expose on oil industry kingpins David and Charles Koch, who it says have quietly pumped $50 million into "climate-denial front groups".
March 11, 2010
Climate change has become an issue where contrary views are not tolerated and sceptics are mocked in the media. This shouldn't happen at the ABC, said ABC chairman -- and known climate change denier -- Maurice Newman, in a speech to journos.
March 8, 2010 56
Accusation of criminality against leading climate scientists takes the denialist campaign of harassment and intimidation to new lows.
March 4, 2010
Jonathan Holmes jumps in to the recent Crikey debate about climate change reporting on the ABC. Does the ABC need to balance climate change scientists with climate change sceptics to reflect public opinion?
March 2, 2010 164
The ABC continues its habit of "balancing" mainstream climate science with the views of bloggers and professional denialists rather than climate scientists.
February 24, 2010 130
Free market think tank director John Roskam is the latest Australian climate change sceptic to be caught out using distorted quotes to undermine the existence of global warming, writes Crikey intern Matthew Knott.
February 22, 2010
Scientists have been forced to withdraw a study on projected sea level rises due to global warming after finding mistakes that undermined the findings. Will this be another Climategate for the deniers?
February 10, 2010
The Guardian is taking crowd-sourcing to a new level: publishing the manuscript for its new book about the hacked climate change emails and asking readers to help write, edit and "peer review" the tome. Great idea or total gimmick?
February 4, 2010 36
Tony Abbott's decision to meet Lord Monckton was contemptible -- but smart politics. Abbott is just doing what he has been hired to do: dog-whistle to the extreme right of the party.
February 1, 2010
Paul Sheehan looks at 10 questionable "facts" from the global warming war that have been largely ignored. What do they prove? Ideology and science don't belong together -- on either side of the debate.
February 1, 2010 46
The IPCC faced a fresh round of criticism in the British media over the weekend, with revelations of more spurious sources and that its chief, Rajendra Pachauri, may have known about the false claims before Copenhagen.
February 1, 2010
In an interview with the Observer, UK climate secretary Ed Miliband declares a "battle" against climate change deniers and defends the IPCC.
January 28, 2010 159
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?
January 28, 2010 56
Nomination to the IPCC process is an invitation for public smears, threats and routine attacks on your credibility -- not by your peers, but by newspaper columnists, bloggers and conspiracy theorists.