February 9, 2017 42
Increasingly, the excluded classes see science as abstract, alien and oppressive.
February 1, 2017 1
Australia's minor political parties are often funded by their own candidates, but unions and business did tip in.
November 24, 2015 15
Goodness gracious, Pope Francis thinks that stopping carbon emissions will help the poor, when everyone knows only coal and the free market will do that.
July 15, 2014 31
Ian Plimer's latest book argues manmade climate change is not real and environmentalists are damaging the planet. Crikey infiltrated the book launch to see Plimer's fans in action.
July 14, 2014 47
Ian Plimer, an ally of Gina Rinehart, has written a new book criticising environmentalists and casting doubt on climate change. Renewable energy expert Dr Mark Diesendorf does some fact-checking.
July 11, 2014 19
The climate sceptics' hero, Ian Plimer, has a new book out. Climate academic Ian McHugh fact-checks some of his claims about climate change. And did Plimer plagiarise?
May 13, 2014
Leighton considering Spanish sell-off? ... Bullying in corporate spinning ... Cor Plimer, ready for launch ... Man-heavy Young Labor responds ...
May 9, 2014 2
PM's literary awards swinging Right? ... ABC salary whispers ... the wrong way to launder money ...
May 8, 2014
Crikey readers have their say on Ian Plimer and the looming disaster of private sector debt.
May 8, 2014 9
WA cuts renewables? ... Ian Plimer's religious links ... missing: PM's Literary Awards ...
May 7, 2014 52
Ian Plimer is a highly influential climate sceptic. His new book, via a Ballarat-based Catholic-aligned publisher, takes on the environmental movement. Will Tony Abbott read it?
May 7, 2012 57
The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency have confirmed that they crafted and published a document after public outrage from teachers and scientists about Ian Plimer's climate change sceptic book aimed at children.
April 5, 2012
Scientists and teachers have accused free market think tank The Institute of Public Affairs of spreading disinformation by sending copies of Ian Plimer's latest book to hundreds of schools around the country, reports Matthew Knott.
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.
July 29, 2011 274
Billionaire mining magnate Gina Rinehart hosted a lunch with WA Premier Colin Barnett with a presentation from a prominent Australian climate-change sceptic, writes Graham Readfearn.
April 6, 2011 31
If rumour is right, Lachlan Murdoch is taking a leaf out of his dad’s Fox News playbook by hiring populist right-wing commentator Andrew Bolt to front a new Sunday morning talk show on Ten.
June 1, 2010 154
There's no partyroom secrets when Cory Bernardi's on tour, as he gives the US Heartland Institute the good oil on Malcolm Turnbull's many faults and how he personally saved Australia from an ETS.
January 28, 2010
Climate change sceptics Lord Monckton and Ian Plimer have every right to their opinions. But if they want us to take them seriously, they must submit them to credible peer-reviewed journals, says scientist Alex Cook.
December 14, 2009
Tony Abbott’s media cheer squad are making encouraging noises, but even they seem to have their doubts about his leadership. Words such as "desperate" and "last hope" have been replaced by "high risk".
December 11, 2009
If Heaven and Earth author and geologist Ian Plimer were a genuine climate change sceptic, he would be able to engage in actual debate on the issue, says Stephen Keim. Instead, he just comes across a misguided ideologue with little credibility.