Greta Thunberg

David Attenborough is making the same mistake as Greta Thunberg

17 January 2020 6:30

It wasn’t so long ago that Sir David Attenborough came across as a calm voice of reason. His much-admired documentaries…

Did Greta do a Corbyn?

16 December 2019 12:32

Has Greta Thunberg been caught out repeating the same trick as Jeremy Corbyn? Thunberg tweeted an image of herself sitting…

The cult of youth damages everyone

10 October 2019 11:53

We’ve begun to behave as if young people are special; more virtuous and wiser than adults. It’s wrong and it’s…

The problem with Greta Thunberg’s sea crossings

28 August 2019 15:42

Greta Thunberg’s yacht, the Malizia II, has delivered her to the UN climate conference in New York – two weeks after…

In praise of the bands that said no to Greta Thunberg

13 August 2019 11:41

My faith in rock music has been temporarily restored. According to the manager of The 1975, the execrable essay/song that…

Greta Thunberg’s supporters can’t have it both ways

29 April 2019 14:39

Last Tuesday evening, I tweeted the following: It was, fairly obviously, a joke. But the fallout was extraordinary.  The gag…

Liam Fox falls foul of the climate change cult

26 April 2019 12:53

A question has come to me from a test paper in the A-level for 21st century ethics. Read the following…

Why are our MPs fawning over Greta Thunberg?

24 April 2019 16:39

Never mind sabotaging Brexit. The sight of MPs clamouring to be photographed alongside Greta Thunberg yesterday dealt yet another harmful…

The trouble with Greta Thunberg

23 April 2019 14:20

In popular mythology Greta Thunberg is a one-girl revolution who has inspired millions of young people into action by being…