A collage of various books and brochures on a white background, coming early in 2024.

Coming early in 2024 …

I will be starting a new series of book review essays on these pages early in the New Year, each month selecting one significant climate book to review in successive years from 1984 — the beginning of my professional...
A website with a globe in the middle of a cathedral, highlighting the intersection of Climate Change and Religious Values.

The IPCC and Religious Values

In this 25 minute interview, recorded for the Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS) Project, I offer some thoughts about the relationship between climate change, science and religious thought and practice and, in particular, how the...
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Learning to Disagree Well

In her first Annual Address to Senate House since her inauguration in July as Cambridge Vice-Chancellor, Deborah Prentice highlighted the imperative for university students to learn to “disagree well” on difficult subjects.  To facilitate this learning, Prentice intends to...

Review of ‘Climate Change Isn’t Everything’ by Dr Volker Hahn

“If Hulme’s readers concede that the issue of climate change involves more ambiguity than perceivable in the public discourse, then this book will have served a purpose”. This review is written by Dr. Volker Hahn, a science journalist and a science communication expert in Leipzig, Germany. He has a Ph.D. in biogeochemistry from the Friedrich Schiller […]

Panic about a climate cliff edge helps no one.
Opinion column in The Times newspaper, published 25 July 2023, reproduced below. Based on my new book ‘Climate Change Isn’t Everything: Liberating Climate Politics From Alarmism‘ (Polity, 2023). “Towering above New York’s Union Square, a giant clock 80ft  wide...