Greta Thunberg

Sarah Sands: I never wanted to climb the BBC career ladder

8 February 2020 9:00 am

After I took the editor’s job at Today on Radio 4 nearly three years ago I had to answer to…

Climate doomsayers keep putting sell-by dates on their credibility

1 February 2020 9:00 am

I was slightly surprised when Greta Thunberg announced at Davos that we had eight years left to save the planet.…

The people’s decade: how will history come to define the 2010s?

18 January 2020 9:00 am

How will history come to define the 2010s?

Panto should be about escapism, not saving the planet

30 November 2019 9:00 am

If you were hoping to escape the bilge that’s been pumped out by supposedly neutral organs of the state during…

If parliament were more modern, might it become less aggressive?

9 November 2019 9:00 am

I’m writing this in Crete where a late summer has seen brilliant sunshine and temperatures reaching 25°C — but can…

Portrait of the week: An election date is set, al-Baghdadi dies and a row over gay giraffes

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, having shelved his Brexit Bill in the face of parliamentary opposition, persuaded the Commons…

The cult of youth damages everyone

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Adults must stop deifying young people

You have to laugh at Extinction Rebellion

12 October 2019 9:00 am

I ventured out into Westminster earlier this week to take a look at the Extinction Rebellion protest and it reminded…

As Greta and Malala show, the children know best

21 September 2019 9:00 am

They are changing things for the better

The BBC’s Extinction Rebellion doc is pure hagiography

20 July 2019 9:00 am

I’m beginning to feel like Donald Sutherland in Invasion of the Body Snatchers: almost the last person on Earth who…