Clean, clean coal

Oh, you wonderful, clean coal. Apparently there are presidents who dismiss climate change as a pure invention of the sneaky media landscape. For the rest of the world, meanwhile, a little bit of sea sounds. But there are clear. Because the good news is, in the long term, climate change probably makes from nothing. In…

Frank Fenner: No hope for humans

Frank Fenner doesn’t engage in the skirmishes of the climate wars. To him, the evidence of global warming is in. Our fate is sealed. “We’re going to become extinct,” the eminent scientist says. “Whatever we do now is too late.” Fenner is an authority on extinction. The emeritus professor in microbiology at the Australian National…