In 2010, there was little to suggest that Ukip would comprehensively surpass the Greens. While Lucas won the seat of Brighton Pavilion, Nigel Farage came in third when he tried to oust John Bercow in Buckingham.
New Conservative Environment Secretary Liz Truss ahd her Lib Dem coalition partners need to be clear on how they will better protect Britain from climate change.
On climate change and other issues, parliamentarians are ignoring the evidence.
People need to be able to feel they can effect change in their own backyard before they can change the world.
John Oliver, once of The Daily Show, and America's “Science Guy” Bill Nye show the world how to debate with climate-change deniers.
More than the floods, it is interventions by politicians that have led to a spike in public concern.
To date, the coalition has unforgivably weakened Britain's climate adaptation plans.
Is our relentless quest for economic growth killing the planet? Climate scientists have seen the data – and they are coming to some incendiary conclusions.
The IPCC report has given the government a wake-up call.
Worse than the dottiest 9/11 conspiracy theorists, climate-change deniers — from our Tory Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, to the US senator James Inhofe — are dawdling as the world’s poorest die.
There are clear conflicts of interest over the sources of the government’s advice on fracking. In 2012, Cameron was committed to renewable energy - what changed?
Lord Howell of Guildford has suggested the "desolate" north east would be the perfect place for fracking, and you can really see what he means.
The corporation is sacrificing accuracy by being impartial between facts and fictions.
The Tory MP the right wants to replace Tim Yeo as chair of the energy and climate change committee has been paid £70,500 by oil company Tethys Petroleum since 2012.
At three big international summits being held in the UK over the next fortnight, nothing less than the fate of the world’s poorest people is at stake.
"The estuary doesn’t yield all its secrets on first glance. An hour or so out from the Isle of Sheppey, we arrive at seven bizarre constructions that look as if they belong in War of the Worlds..."
By sabotaging reform of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, Conservative MEPs have shown that they can't be relied upon to champion British interests in Europe.
Young women from BME backgrounds are discovering that there's more to hiking than the white middle class stereotype.
The Mayor's suggestion that we are heading for a "mini Ice Age"shows that he does not understand the basic science behind global warming.
A growing number of businesses recognise that their self-interest is best served by an economy that is not fatally undermined by climate change.
As the planet warms, extreme weather is becoming a part of our daily life, but Britain is still ill-equipped to cope with the floods.
The government's dash for gas will increase energy bills, not reduce them.
Osborne's dogmatism will keep Britain hooked on expensive foreign imports and do nothing to tackle high fuel bills.
Alan White details the failure of the UK Border Agency to help Margaret Nambi, and many others like her.
Businesses join the call for the government to adopt a 2030 decarbonisation target.
Voters don't see climate change as a priority, but caring about it was an emblem of Tory moderation.
Only a new hub airport can balance our aviation needs with those of the environment.
Australians now pay AU$23 per tonne of CO2.
Britain should be playing a leading role in helping green the world.