Alexandra Marshall

Novak Djokovic: this trophy is yours, as much as it is mine

30 January 2023 1:48 am

I am normally patriotic about sport, but when Novak Djokovic handed Australian Alex de Minaur his arse in the fourth…

Valley of the Whales: science, power, and politics

10 January 2023 1:02 pm

Wādī al-Ḥītān, also known as ‘The Valley of the Whales’, is an extraordinary paleontological site sitting 150 km south-west of…

The crimes of eco-fascism

31 December 2022 7:00 am

Conservatives never should have surrendered the ground of environmental conservation to the radicalised, collectivised, totalitarian Left. Since becoming custodians of…

A ‘borderless world’? Not for carbon!

28 December 2022 11:15 am

The European Union has long been known as a collection of bad ideas. On brand, it has decided to become…

An Australian Christmas

24 December 2022 2:30 pm

When I was small, Christmas meant visiting my nan in St Ives. Her house existed in a state of chaos,…

The joke’s on Xi: China will not keep its climate fortune

17 December 2022 9:00 am

China is kidding itself if it thinks Western mining corporations and tax-hungry governments are going to sit around and let…

Aussie life

17 December 2022 9:00 am

It might not be a very net-zero-friendly activity, but driving around to view the Christmas light show is part of…

Parks Australia: when bureaucracy turns racist

9 December 2022 6:00 am

Imagine telling a Brit of migrant origin that they’re forbidden from visiting the White Cliffs of Dover because they are…

The ‘green leap’ forward

6 December 2022 4:00 am

The Dutch Minister for Nitrogen, Christianne van der Wal, announced that 3,000 farms will be forced to sell their properties…

This is war: Renewables vs the West

14 November 2022 4:00 am

The future of renewable energy is laid out before us, bound by inevitable consequences and engineering restraints. It is a…

The Teals are ‘my people’

11 November 2022 6:00 am

Facebook is something I try not to open. It’s not only a jarring reminder of mortality, with spectres from my…

Lobster bisque

31 October 2022 3:14 pm

The doomed politics of Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew (Matt?) Guy

The politics of tea

25 October 2022 7:00 am

There is no greater beneficiary of ‘evil colonialism’ and British Empire than the local Woke tea shop. That doesn’t stop…

Climate criminals

16 October 2022 4:00 am

If an ordinary person walks up to a priceless work of art in a gallery and either glues themselves to…

Australia’s white elephant zoo

12 October 2022 12:35 pm

Covid quarantine, a failure so large it is visible from space

Biology will decide this

28 September 2022 10:00 am

The end of radical feminism cannot come soon enough

Until we meet again

20 September 2022 4:00 am

Red roses hit the side of the state hearse as the Queen’s coffin was driven from London to Windsor at…

Cash is King (for now)

6 September 2022 4:00 am

Nicola Salvi’s Baroque Trevi Fountain sits in the centre of Rome. It is a relatively modern addition, built on the…

Gorbachev bows out as the curtain falls

1 September 2022 4:00 am

What a time to die – and I say that with melancholy. We live in an era when so many…

Carbon police and edible wind turbines

26 August 2022 2:31 pm

Old wind turbine blades could be recycled into GUMMY BEARS after scientists develop a resin that can be dissolved and…

Eat what we tell you

16 August 2022 2:27 pm

Carbon ratings, meat taxes, and lump sums to allow the poor to 'buy animal products'...

Nuclear: the age of immortal energy

9 August 2022 3:00 am

‘Carbon dioxide poses a dilemma for the radical environmentalists. Since nuclear reactors emit almost no carbon dioxide, how can one…

Empty Space: Silicon Valley’s war against victims

5 August 2022 4:00 am

The third world is full of silent victims. Impoverished nations ruled by dictators, or those left to fend for themselves…

Big Pharma: a petroleum-dependent industry under attack by climate warriors

23 July 2022 10:00 am

There is a war brewing between the socialist-lite mask-wearing kids who demand free healthcare and the socialist-lite mask-wearing kids gluing…

Australia in race to host COP 29 in 2024

19 July 2022 12:11 pm

It’s the prize no sane country wants to win, but Labor – egged on by the Pacific Islands – is…