Topic archives: clive hamilton

Clive Hamilton and his (mildly justified) conspiracy theory

April 4, 2018 6

Clive Hamilton's book on Chinese influence works best when it dissects the activities of Australia's clutch of China apologists. But he struggles to show how any Beijing influence has ever been effectively used.

Clive Hamilton book cover gets its own mini-controversy

March 1, 2018

The cover of last week's Saturday Age Insight section took more than a little inspiration from a book designer's work, the paper has admitted.

What does it take to be a Sydney Institute expert?

July 16, 2013

Crikey readers have their say on climate experts, the Chinese economy and Kevin Rudd's class warfare.

ABC climate doco producer fights back: ‘climate deniers aren’t mad, they’re human’

April 27, 2012 43

Climate deniers are not mad, they are human. And the sooner you begin to engage with them rather than dismiss them, the better chance you may have of bringing a few along with you, writes Simon Nasht, producer of ABC doco I Can Change Your Mind About Climate.

Memo to Clive Hamilton: environmentalism is now mainstream

Memo to Clive Hamilton: environmentalism is now mainstream

February 23, 2011 27

Just like the far-left elements of the Labor Party and some of the Australian Greens, Clive Hamilton is simply feeling cast adrift because environmentalism is now mainstream, writes blogger Drag0nista.

No sex, no YouTube, no Facebook — Conroy’s still watching you

May 10, 2010

Stephen Conroy's controversial internet filter has been placed on the backburner in the hope that it won't become a major election issue. But stay alert, writes Ross Fitzgerald, the internet filter will come back even more draconian than ever.

Balance without judgement: your ABC

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.

Your timing’s off, Costello: an odd time for Liberal triumphalism

December 16, 2009 3

It's fine to celebrate one's victories, but the Liberals (and Peter Costello) are in danger of misunderstanding, and therefore systematically underestimating, the threat from the Greens.

Costello: How the Greens — and their preachy superior activism — fluffed Higgins

December 16, 2009

The media thought the Greens had the Higgins stitched up: no Labor candidate, lots of climate change talk, Libs leadership spill. Too bad the zealous morally superior Greens underestimated the intelligence of the electorate, says departed Higgins MP Peter Costello.

Hamilton: Lessons learnt from running in Higgins

December 8, 2009 22

The Greens' candidate in the weekend's Higgins by-election, Clive Hamilton, reflects on the successes and failures of his climate change-focussed campaign.

The Oz has been sipping Abbott’s kool-aid

December 7, 2009 13

The Australian's commentators were out in force this morning to announce the return of the Abbott through the city gates -- shouting heahs and hosannas, with Dennis Shanahan back in his happy place.

It’s getting hot in here: climate change an issue in Higgins and Bradfield?

It’s getting hot in here: climate change an issue in Higgins and Bradfield?

December 4, 2009 5

So how will Tony Abbott's ascension this week affect the green vote in the Higgins and Bradfield by-elections this weekend? Apart from voxpopping the streets of Malvern and sniffing round the food court of Chatswood Chase, it's hard to say.

Antony Green: How Bradfield and Higgins will play out

December 4, 2009

With two key by-elections tomorrow, Antony Green dissects how the Greens will fare against the incumbent Liberals, with no Labor candidates standing. If they go to preferences, can Clive Hamilton snatch Higgins for the Greens?

The science of climate change is only a small part of the discussion

November 17, 2009 36

Equating climate change doubters and dissenters with mass-murdering war criminals is the mark of a moral dwarf, writes Sinclair Davidson.

Hamilton: Denying the coming climate holocaust

November 16, 2009 117

Which is morally worse: Holocaust denial or climate change scepticism? It sounds like a no-brainer, but the real-life consequences of climate sceptics succeeding may far outweigh those of Holocaust denialists.

Antony Green: Can the Greens make a dent in Higgins?

October 29, 2009

On paper, the Federal seat of Higgins might not look as safe for the Liberals as it once did -- but don't expect to see Clive Hamilton make much of an impact there for the Greens, says Antony Green. History and the polls are against him.

Hamilton, Higgins and hot air

October 28, 2009 6

Crikey readers on Clive Hamilton's Higgins tilt, abortion law, dangerous emails, whether Mike Carlton is a shock jock and the "most stupid" item we've ever published.

Hamilton: Why I am standing for the Greens in Higgins

October 27, 2009 61

Crikey regular Clive Hamilton explains why he is running in the Higgins by-election as a candidate for the Greens, and says that climate change won't be the only issue he'll be campaigning on.

Rundle: Why Clive H might be just the ticket in Higgins

Rundle: Why Clive H might be just the ticket in Higgins

October 26, 2009

Higgins is the one of the foremost 'social liberal' (or doctors' wives) seat in the country. Clive Hamilton's success as the Greens' candidate in the seat will be a litmus test of test of exactly how seriously they take climate change, says Guy Rundle.

Copenhagen. What’s it all about?

October 13, 2009 4

Apparently something pretty major is happening in Copenhagen in December. Some big climate change world meeting. Crikey intern Melanie Mahony clarifies what it's all about.