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The world’s plastic recycling problem isn’t going away

30 May 2019 14:08

In 2015, the problem of marine litter climbed to the very top of the list of global environmental problems after…

Is ethical investment only for millennials and hipsters?

21 September 2018 11:19

In the ‘bad old days’ – namely before the late 20th century – it was traditionally the case that the…

The Spectator’s complete election guide: what to look out for and when

7 June 2017 16:22

‘Strong and stable’, ‘weak and wobbly’, ‘coalition of chaos’: you’ve heard enough of the slogans. Now, election day is nearly upon…

Caroline Lucas could breathe new life into the Greens

2 September 2016 16:52

Winning the Green Party leadership race on a joint ticket makes Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley the first ever job…

Comedian Brand u-turns and urges people to vote

4 May 2015 13:37

There’ll be satisfaction in the Labour leader’s office today as Russell Brand has done a reverse-ferret and urged his voters…

Owen Paterson’s speech on abandoning the 2050 climate change targets – full text

15 October 2014 20:00

Tonight former Environment Secretary Owen Paterson gave the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s annual lecture. Here’s how he said we should go…

Why the Met Office has hung its chief scientist out to dry

18 February 2014 10:57

Last week the Met Office and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology issued an admirable joint report on the floods…

Why Britain needs Prince Charles

18 November 2013 15:48

This week’s issue of Country Life magazine has been guest-edited by the Prince of Wales. As long term perspectives disappear…

PMQs sketch: Cameron is a buffoon who might as well eat his own manifesto

23 October 2013 15:29

At PMQs today, the Tories’s energy policy went bi-polar. The Conservatives now seem to touch both extremes of the debate.…

Tata Steel’s job cuts, a tale of 2 press releases

23 November 2012 14:39

Today brings bad news that Tata Steel is to cut 900 jobs in the UK (at plants in South Wales,…