New Internationalist

Articles by Jim Thomas

The Disrupted

Jim Thomas on the winners and losers of emerging technologies.

  • May 1, 2016
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Hands off our mother!

Unproven scientific ‘fixes’ for global warming are a major threat to the planet

  • June 1, 2010
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Plastic plants

As oil supplies dwindle, the plastic industry is pinning its hopes on biomass. Not a great idea, reasons Jim Thomas.

  • September 1, 2008
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Technofixes: climate solution or corporate scam?

Science is coming up with ever more extraordinary proposals for combating climate change, from laying white plastic over deserts to locking up carbon dioxide in the oceans or shooting it into space. Should we take any of this seriously?

  • August 1, 2008
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Whatever happened to cotton?

Jim Thomas looks back from 2035.

  • April 1, 2007
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