Topic archives: climate deniers

A spotter’s guide to climate skeptics

March 1, 2018 24

David Finnigan has had a number of run-ins while working on his controversial new play about climate deniers. Here, he argues they fall into one of a few camps.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

September 1, 2017 6

War crimes, anyone? ... Tony Abbott to address global warming 'sceptic' forum ... bankers fight back ...

Malcolm Roberts: the One Nation climate denier too out there for Andrew Bolt

August 4, 2016 46

New One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts covers all the bases: the conspiracy of the United Nations, climate change is a hoax, and of course, the Jews.

The world is cooling, Abbott’s biz adviser insists. Bunkum

The world is cooling, Abbott’s biz adviser insists. Bunkum

April 24, 2014 20

Despite all evidence to the contrary, Tony Abbott's business guru Maurice Newman is still convinced the world is cooling. Here's some facts to add to his case.

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science … victim blaming … strong women …

Caro’s Flotsam and Jetsam: mediaeval science … victim blaming … strong women …

April 23, 2014 2

George Brandis is once again standing up for those who need it least. Plus whether we should get rid of private school funding and a political candidate with some horrific views on domestic violence.

The Dirty Dozen: Australia’s biggest climate foes, part 2

The Dirty Dozen: Australia’s biggest climate foes, part 2

April 16, 2014 14

Who are the 12 people doing the most to block action on climate change in Australia? With a new government, and Australia’s emissions stubbornly high, we name and shame the second half of our fresh Dirty Dozen …

Climate foes and friends

April 16, 2014 2

Crikey readers talk climate deniers, vote counting systems and who is piloting the move to Badgerys Creek.

The Dirty Dozen: Australia’s biggest climate foes, part 1

The Dirty Dozen: Australia’s biggest climate foes, part 1

April 15, 2014 31

Who are the 12 people doing the most to block action on climate change in Australia? With a new government in place, and Australia's emissions stubbornly high, we name and shame a fresh Dirty Dozen ...

The Australians backing Heartland’s climate sceptics conference

The Australians backing Heartland’s climate sceptics conference

May 22, 2012 6

Any conference worth its salt needs a nice long list of sponsors to give the impression of widespread diverse support for whatever the conference organisers are advocating, writes freelance journalist and blogger Graham Readfearn.

Conservatives and climate change: it’s complicated

April 11, 2012

New research provides some intriguing insights into why, and what sort of, conservatives oppose climate change and distrust scientists, explains Noel Turnbull.

Leaked docs from climate-denying think tank reveal strategy

Leaked docs from climate-denying think tank reveal strategy

February 15, 2012 44

Leaked documents from a US think-tank which denies the risks of climate change show links to an Australian academic and detail a strategy to pursue funds from corporations affected by climate policies. Graham Readfearn reports.

A fighting fund for climate scientists battling FOI requests

A fighting fund for climate scientists battling FOI requests

January 31, 2012

An official fighting fund for climate scientists battling freedom of information requests from well-funded climate denier think tanks has been established in the United States, writes Amber Jamieson.

Climate scientists slam George Pell’s ‘utter rubbish’ claims

October 28, 2011 190

Leading climate change researchers have launched a scathing attack on a speech delivered this week by Cardinal George Pell, describing it as "dreadful", "utter rubbish" and "flawed"., writes Graham Readfearn.

Phelps v Australian Museum over climate change

August 26, 2011 21

A war of words has broken out between the head of the Australian Museum and NSW government whip, Liberal MLC Dr Peter Phelps, over the museum's public stance on climate change.