Greg Barker

David Cameron must now lead a green Conservative government

1 June 2015 13:36

Those on the left tend to think that British Conservatism is a derivative of US Republicanism. But environmental policy shows…

Barker’s Benn boob

14 March 2014 11:03

Confusion has arisen in the wake of the death of Tony Benn. Benn was the first peer ever to renounce…

Greg Barker interview: ‘Green crap’ was a curmudgeonly thing to say

18 December 2013 10:28

You might be forgiven for thinking that the Conservative party has spent the past month or so taking all the…

A response to my critics on global warming

25 October 2013 9:30

My Spectator cover story on the net benefits of climate change sparked a lot of interest. There was an explosion…

Greg Barker: BBC gives too much coverage to climate change sceptics

9 October 2013 19:16

If you asked most people about the BBC, few people would describe it as a hotbed of scepticism about global…

Television presenter Kevin McCloud campaigning for energy efficiency improvements outside Parliament in 2009. He got his way: but will the Green Deal work? Picture: Getty

Grey launch day for Green Deal

28 January 2013 14:44

The Tories in opposition were very keen on their ‘Green Deal’ for making existing housing stock energy efficient. It formed…

Why are Conservative MPs so intent on wrecking our countryside?

4 December 2012 12:37

Last week we had Nick Boles extolling the virtues of concreting over what green space we still have in order…