Mark Lynas has seen the results of man-made climate change across five continents. Only urgent actio
Perhaps the Iraqis right now are offering their WMDs to al-Qaeda, in the south London style: "Don't
If you want to do your bit for the environment, stop snorting and stop inhaling, advises Tom Burke
One of the curiosities of our arguments over the environment is how often those who deny the damage manage to portray themselves as victims: big corporations inhibited from making an honest profit, caring politicians prevented from helping the hungry (see Katharine Ainger, page 22), lonely acade
"Kindly tell our agonies to your scientists . . ."
Observations on US power
Observations on US power
Whatever is now discovered in Iraq, it is unlikely to include 30,000 warheads and four chemical muni
The Shadow of a Nation: the changing face of Britain
Nick Clarke <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 277pp,
For some countries, the money sent home by migrants comes to as much as a quarter of national income
Oil is bad news for a country: far from bringing prosperity, it is the harbinger of poverty, malnutr
The official version is that Britain's foreign policy is basically benevolent: that it promotes democracy.
Terror and Liberalism
Paul Berman <em>Norton, 216pp, £14.95</em>
Two decades ago, settlers tried to stop the peace treaty with Egypt; now the fate of the ''road map'
John Kampfner reveals that the Attorney General warned the PM nearly two months ago that, without a
America and Britain have invaded two countries suspected of harbouring and encouraging terrorism, and effected regime change in both, killing many thousands of people in the process.
Giving up the Ghost: a memoir
Hilary Mantel <em>Fourth Estate, 246pp, £16.99</em>
Intelligence Wars: American secret history from Hitler to al-Qaeda
Thomas Powers <em>New York Revi
Observations on the G8 summit
The anti-war movement suffered from the dominance of the SWP: its main interest was in recruiting mo
Sars is but the latest epidemic to plague mankind. Syphilis has been around for 500 years, has claimed famous victims, and now threatens a comeback.
As promised, Labour has legislated for greater controls on arms sales. But there are still plenty of
Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth
Theodore Dalrymple advises that we still have more to fear from flu and heart disease than from Sars
Lindsey Hilsum, in her Baghdad diary of the last days of the war, records how one terror succeeded a
The aid agencies fear collateral damage
Only four African countries supported the war, and their leaders all have a taste for invading their