Andrew Montford

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Monday, 24 June 2019

The economic case for net zero carbon emissions is hokum

Last month, the Committee on Climate Change issued itsreport on how the UK could reduce its carbon dioxide emissions to …

By Andrew Montford

Thursday, 9 May 2019

The Great Green Leap Forward could destroy the UK's prosperity

Chairman Mao, the Chinese leader between the 1940s and the end of the 1970s, had several big ideas over the …

By Andrew Montford

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

David Attenborough, dead bats and how radical Green propaganda relies on tragedy porn

“Tragedy porn” is now a standard green propaganda technique. You’ve probably been on the receiving end of it, and will …

By Andrew Montford

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Netflix getting in ever deeper water over David Attenborough Walrus death documentary

The new Netflix show Our Planet has quickly become very controversial. The focus of concern has been a sequence in …

By Andrew Montford

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Insectageddon: don't believe the hype

There has been a spate of headlines in the media in recent weeks about insect apocalypses. The idea that insect …

By Andrew Montford

Monday, 18 February 2019

Extinction rebellion? There is little sign of a climate emergency

I had a fascinating encounter with two Extinction Rebellion activists in a television studio last week. We were there to …

By Andrew Montford