My 1988 ‘Climate Book of the Year’

Cover of the 1988 climate book "The Little Ice Age" by Jean M. Grove, featuring large blue text over a gray and white textured background.

Grove,J.M. (1988) The Little Ice Age. (1st Edn.) London: Methuen. 498pp. This essay continues my series of monthly posts in which I select one ‘climate’ book to highlight and review from one of the 44 years of my professional career in climate research (starting with 1984, my first year of academic employment).  The series will […]

‘Prominent climate researcher warns: we should not exaggerate problems’

Mike Hulme walking in front of a brick building.

I was interviewed about my latest book, ‘Climate Change Isn’t Everything‘, for the Dutch national TV programme ‘Nieuwsuur‘ on Sunday 3 March. The blurb for the news story runs, “He is certainly not a climate denier. But he does think that we are exaggerating the dangers of global warming. The Britisher Mike Hulme is a […]

The new Atlantis - Warm Planet, Cool Heads.

‘Warm Planet, Cool Heads …’

A review of ‘Climate Change Isn’t Everything’, by Nicholas Clairmont for the Fall 2023 issue of The New Atlantis magazine … “A new book warns against pushing all the world’s problems into the climate bucket”. Clairmont concludes his review...

‘The dangerous obsession with Net-Zero’

Despite a heated debate at COP28 over whether the world should be phasing-out fossil fuels altogether, the governmental delegates in the end agreeing rather to “transition away from fossil fuels”, Net Zero remains the collectively agreed target. But as I argue in this post for the Institute of Arts and Ideas, Net Zero is both […]