Conservatives versus Climate

At the Paris Climate Conference Cameron declared “we should be taking action against climate change today”, but this virtue is not reflected in his domestic policy. In the eight months since their election the Tories have made drastic changes to the energy sector with far-reaching consequences.  These changes are troubling for any hopes of a […]

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Cameron’s problems are in the past, not the future

Few pursuits have as much a tendency to rely on hindsight as political journalism; that wonderful ability for chroniclers, biographers and opinion-formers to impose grand arcs of narrative over events that felt messy, gritty, unplanned and chaotic; to make retrospectively a motorway from a winding, muddy track. The structural break for our latest story-telling amnesia […]

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