Sir Roger Scruton is England's greatest living philosopher. He also happens to be a very outspoken, articulate conservative - so it comes as no surprise whatsoever to see the left playing the faux outrage game in order to oust him from his position as a government advisor.
MixedTimes - James Delingpole
Wind turbines are terrible for the health of the millions of birds and bats they slice and dice every year - and they're not much good for humans either: they can even stop your heart working properly.
New Yorker editor David Remnick has weighed in on the debate about who's reallybehind the tension and violence racking the U.S. right now.
Another gang of mostly Muslim Pakistani thugs in the north of England (Huddersfield, this time) has been jailed for raping hundreds of mostly underage white girls. But that's only half the story.
Stephen Colbert has mocked President Donald Trump's claim that he has a "natural instinct for science" with a sketch pouring scorn on his alleged ignorance of climate change.
At the beginning of the week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presented the world with a $38.4 trillion ransom note: pay us da money or Gaia gets it.
In its latest hysterical bulletin, the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has urged that we need to spend $2.4 trillion a year between now and 2035 to avoid the potentially catastrophic consequences of 'climate change.
Hurricane Florence is gathering strength as it approaches the Carolinas but not everyone is praying that it dissipates.
Malcolm Turnbull has been ousted as Australia's Prime Minister and replaced by his former treasurer Scott Morrison.
Donald Trump has asked the question which the renewables industry would rather not answer: "What happens when the wind doesn't blow?"
Boris Johnson needs to go full Trump. When I floated this idea just now on Twitter I was surprised by the response.
Boris Johnson has been mocked as a "pound-shop Donald Trump" because hehas beenrude about the burqa.
Unless Robinson is lying – which I doubt – this is the only logical conclusion to be drawn from the accounts he gave to Rebel Media’s Ezra Levant and Fox News’s Tucker Carlson.
The weather has been hot and lovely for many of us recently, so the climate doomsters have naturally seized the opportunity to whine and finger-wag and double down on their global warming scaremongering.
Student activists at Manchester University have defaced a large-scale copy of Rudyard Kipling's poem "If" in their Student Union building and replaced it with a poem by Maya Angelou.
The Prince of Wales, Prince William, and the younger royals all deliberately snubbed President Donald J. Trump on his visit to the UK, the Sunday Times reports.
President Trump really couldn't have picked a better moment for his first official visit to the United Kingdom.
Summer sea ice is causing havoc for shipping in the Arctic. This is the same Arctic sea ice that climate change experts predicted would have vanished by 2013.
What kind of warped, debased person do you need to be to go around wishing cancer recurrence on someone recovering from cancer?
Do you like the meat in your hamburgers pink in the middle? Look, I'm not judging you if you don't. If you like your burgers tough, chewy, tasteless, sterile, then you go, girl! All I'm saying is that for those of us in Nanny State Britain who like their burgers underdone properly (ie pink in the middle) these are difficult times.
The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) may be about to remove 'climate change' from its list of core priorities.
June 23 is the 30th anniversary of the great global warming scare. The scare began in Washington, DC, on this day in 1988 when testimony by a then little-known scientist called James Hansen before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources caught headlines across the world.
No, bees are not dying out. No, their populations are not being harmed by neonicotinoid pesticides. No, farmers are not wiping out all the wildflower meadows which allow insects to flourish.
John Cleese has been defending Monty Python's legacy. He was responding to the ludicrous suggestion by the BBC's Head of Comedy Shane Allen that Monty Python were somehow not "original" because their members were too white, male, and middle class.
Climate change deniers are more likely to be old, white and racist, a study claims.
Antarctic melting faster than evah! This has been the global warming scare story of the week, heavily promoted by the usual suspects, including Time, CBS, the Washington Post, the Guardian, the New York Times and, inevitably, the BBC.
Germany, epicentre of global environmentalism, is losing faith in the green dream. Its energy minister has admitted that it will fall some way short of its 2020 climate targets and that voters are weary of the renewable energy projects which in Germany alone cost taxpayersaround€25 billion per year.
Publishing giant Penguin Random House has announced that its authors are no longer to be chosen on literary merit but according to a politically correct quota system "taking into account ethnicity, gender, sexuality, social mobility and disability.
President Trump just became the Nobel Peace Prize committee's worst nightmare. As he didn't neglect to remind us in his hilarious post North Korea summit press conference, President Trump just saved maybe 30 million people from nuclear annihilation.
What do you say to a graduate with a first class degree in gender studies? If your answer was "I'll have that with a large fries and a McFlurry and an extra large Coke, sweetheart," I'd seriously question your judgement.
Don't laugh too hard but this has been a terrible week for the renewable energy dream. Across the world solar energy share prices have crashed. This was caused by a sudden and unexpected decision by China, the world's biggest solar manufacturer and user, to rein in subsidies.
Dear President Trump, It is being reported in the UK media that you have grown tired of Prime Minister Theresa May's "school mistress" tone.
Gretchen Carlson, chairwoman of the now-swimsuit-free Miss America, would very much like you to know that she isn't just a pretty face. She also has a degree from Stanford and spent a year studying Virginia Woolf at Oxford.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has been driven mad by Brexit Derangement Syndrome. He has gone full AC Grayling.
Hard-left activist Occupy Wall Street has published the private Tulsa, Oklahoma, home address of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt - encouraging its followers to take a "pitchfork to him directly.
Is Tommy Robinson a headstrong fool who thoroughly deserves the 13-month prison sentence handed him by a judge in slightly confused and murky circumstances last week?
Pop icon Cher has joined the chorus of liberals demanding that Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt be imprisoned for his alleged crimes against nature.
Delingpole: One Year on from Quitting Paris Accord, Trump 'Has Broken the Spell of Climate Change Mania'
A year on from his bold decision to quit the UN Paris Accord, President Trump has been praised for having "broken the spell of climate change mania.
The knives are out for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. We expected this from the Green Blob - if you're taking flak it means you're over the target.
Climate scientists are giving science a bad name, says a leading atmospheric physicist in an essay on the global warming debate.
From the U.S. to the European Union to Australia, the West is waging war on plastic. It's the latest moral panic. Soon, we're told, there will be more plastic in the sea than there are fish.
The United Nations is to vote later this week for a climate treaty "on steroids" - stronger, more all-encompassing and more legally binding than the ailing Paris accord.
The Iran deal was as meaningless, dishonest, and counterproductive as the Paris climate treaty. Only one world leader had the courage, self-confidence, and insight to see them both for the shams they are.
Today is Karl Marx's birthday. As you might expect, social media is awash with morons who still live in Mom and Dad's basement and whose frontal lobes haven't yet formed, explaining why the tens of millions of deaths caused by communism had nothing whatsoever to do with cuddly misunderstood Karl.
China has come to the rescue of the Utah girl who was monstered on Twitter by the progressive mob for the crime of "culturally appropriating" a traditional Chinese dress - a cheongsam - on her prom night.
I agree withSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in: if anyone deserves the Nobel prize for bringing about peace between North and South Korea it's Donald Trump.
"Climate change is the most existential threat of our time," announcedthe title character in the latest episode of the celebrated CBS dramaMadam Secretary.
Our planet has just experienced the most extreme two-year cooling event in a century. But where have you seen this reported anywhere in the mainstream media?
Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule banning "secret science" from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Germany's solar industry has crashed and burned after the government drastically cut its subsidies.
Beneath the warm cuddly exterior of the bunny-hugging greenie beats the heart of a fascist. If you ever doubted it, check out this Vox interview with William T Vollmann.
NASA's new Administrator Jim Bridenstine is a climate change skeptic – and naturally the usual suspects are furious.
For maybe the first time in their deluded, cosseted, snowflake bubble lives, progressive music fans are finally getting a taste of something that conservative music fans have to put up with all the time: the misery of discovering that your pop icon hero just doesn't share your politics.
Greenies are up in arms over another environmental scandal of their own making. A TV documentary, shown on Britain's left-wing Channel 4, has been shocked to discover that old hardwood forests in the U.S.
Environmentalism has a long history of attracting cranks, loons and zealots. There was the Unabomber, whose Manifesto was all but indistinguishable from Al Gore's Earth In Balance.
I'm glad that at least some politicians are waking up to the seriousness of the problem of Big Tech's censorship of any voices which don't align with its left-liberal agenda.
In the U.S. - thanks largely to Donald Trump - the skeptics are winning the climate argument.
Susan Crockford is a polar bear expert with a message that climate alarmists don't want to hear: polar bear populations are thriving and are certainly in no danger from thinning summer sea ice supposedly caused by 'man-made global warming.
Delingpole: 48,000 Britons Died of Cold This Winter; UK Government Praises Climate Policy Which Helped Kill Them
Britain has just suffered its worst winter death toll in 42 years. But what's more shocking still is that the UK government - claiming to be Conservative, last time I looked - is actually boasting about the disastrous policy which helped kill them.
President Trump has once again come out in defense of his embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt.
Delingpole: Twitter CEO Praises Article Calling For New ‘Civil War’ in Which Republicans Are Destroyed
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has endorsed an article calling for the Republican party to be wiped out in the U.S. for at least a couple of generations and replaced by a de facto one-party state controlled by well-meaning Democrats.
Trump has finally risen to the defense of his embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt. Quite right too, for Pruitt is by some margin the best Administrator the Environmental Protection Agency has had since it was founded by Richard Nixon in 1970.
The thing that puts me off libertarianism is the "more libertarian than thou" game so many libertarians like to play.
The knives are out for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. It's so blatant that even liberals have noticed.
Obviously not all vegans are as dangerously psychopathic as the late YouTube shooterNasim Aghdam. But it's an unfortunate fact that a significant minority are imbued with exactly that toxic mix of fanaticism, burning outrage and weapons-grade self-righteousness you find among all the most ruthless terrorists.
President Trump is winning at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There can be no better proof of this than the latest anguished editorial in the New York Times, lamenting the changes made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt.
Judge William Alsup has laughed off suggestions that he's currently presiding over the "global warming" equivalent of the Scopes Monkey Trial.
Junk science is no longer welcome at the Environmental Protection Agency. Administrator Scott Pruitt has declared war on what he calls "secret science" - the process whereby EPA regulators have been able to craft rules using non-publicly-available science data.
Fewer and fewer Republicans and Independents believe that 'climate change' is a credible threat; more and more Democrats do. 'Global warming', it is becoming increasingly clear, is a political issue and not a scientific one.
Climate change is going to kill at least 150 million people and there's nothing we can do to stop it.
Actress Felicity Huffman: Leonardo DiCaprio’s Private Jet Is OK Because He Cares So Much About the Environment
It doesn't matter how many air miles eco-crusader Leonardo DiCaprio racks up in his private jet on his mission to save the planet. All that matters is that his intentions are good, one of his fellow celebrities actress Felicity Huffman has explained.
Climate change could make the opioid crisis worse, a Penn State University professor claims.
Since when did we get to the stage where free speech needs defending? Where jokes - in however poor taste - suddenly become justification for a prison sentence?
"Smokescreens". This, apparently, is the fancy new euphemism used by climate alarmists to describe what we on the skeptical side of the argument prefer to call "facts.
The data tampering at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is even worse than we thought: over the last century it has exaggerated "global warming" in the U.S.
Larry Kudlow's appointment as President Trump's next Economic Czar has been anti-endorsed by at least two of my favorite foaming leftists.
From now on, Oxford's philosophy faculty has decreed, 40 percent of the recommended authors on its departmental reading lists must be female.
'Fascism' is just a 'smear' used by the media to discredit 'populism', Steve Bannon has saidin a wide-ranging interview in the Spectator.
George Clooney has praised President Donald Trump's foreign policy as the probable reason for the unlikely peace talks between the U.S. and North Korea.
Trump's prospective new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a drastic improvement on his predecessor.
Why is the BBC proving so reluctant to report on the horrific story of the 1000 young girls who, over a period of 40 years, have been groomed, drugged, serially raped and sometimes murdered by predominantly Muslim gangs in Telford, Shropshire?
A group of U.S. scientists have had to be rescued by helicopter from Antarctica after being trapped by encroaching ice.
Britain is saying, "Yes" to Jihadists, but saying, "No" to free speech.
Delingpole: White House Chief of Staff Kelly Just Killed Trump’s Best Hope of Draining the Green Swamp
President Trump's best hope of draining the Green Swamp has just been nixed by his Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly.
Delingpole: ‘Give Us a Poorer Future’, Plead 21 Kids in Oregon Climate Trial Against Trump Administration
Twenty-one children are using the courts in reliably left-wing Oregon to claim that the Trump administration's policy on climate change is violating their constitutional rights.
Climate alarmists are expressing great concern about the departure of National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn from the White House.
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has joined actor Leonardo DiCaprio and the Angry Birds' 'Red' as a United Nations climate envoy.
Delingpole: Penguin ‘Supercolony’ Discovered in Antarctica; Another Global Warming Scare Story Bites the Dust
Researchers in Antarctica have discovered a supercolony of 1.5 million Adélie penguins whose existence was previously unknown to biologists.
Susan Crockford, arguably the world's greatest polar bear expert, has some really bad news for environmentalists.
Swathes of Europe and North America have been hit by blizzards. They're having snowball fights outside the Colosseum in Rome. Scotland is closed. The sheep outside my garden are buried in white stuff.
Delingpole: The Shocking True Story of How Global Warming Became the Biggest #FakeNews Scare of All Time (Pt 1)
Why do so many apparently informed, intelligent, educated people still believe in ManBearPig? For the same reason that the U.S. underestimated the Japanese threat before Pearl Harbor; that General MacArthur stupidly advanced north of the 38th parallel in Korea; that JFK got embroiled in the Bay of Pigs disaster; that LBJ dragged the U.S.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been caught lying about arctic sea ice.
George Soros spent $160 million investing in fossil fuel companies in the final quarter of last year alone.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has yet again been caught exaggerating 'global warming' by fiddling with the raw temperature data.
Delingpole: Alarmists Find Yet Another Excuse for Cold US Weather–a Mysterious ‘Hole’ in Global Warming
Climate alarmists have found a new excuse for the recent dramatic bout of cold weather in the Southeast U.S. which has caused iguanas to drop out of trees in Florida and snow to settle on beaches in North Carolina: a mysterious "hole" in global warming.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has given its prestigious award for Public Engagement with Science to climate scientist, Michael E. Mann.
The climate loons - and their amen corner in the liberal MSM - want you to panic about a new study claiming that sea level rise is accelerataing.
Delingpole: Australian Professor Sues His Own University for Right to Tell the Truth about the ‘Dying’ Great Barrier Reef
An Australian Professor of Physics is suing his university, which is trying to gag him from telling the truth about the "dying" Great Barrier Reef.
Tuvalu - the Pacific island group often cited by climate alarmists as the nation most immediately at risk from rising sea levels caused by 'global warming' - is not sinking after all.
SJW fans are disgusted that there will be no explicit gay scenes in the next Harry spin-off movie - Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald - about the youthful adventures of Hogwarts headmaster Professor Dumbledore.