Putting things together on climate change

 In California they are experiencing a drought – Californians have been asked to cut their water use by 20%. Meanwhile, on this soggy island in the North Atlantic, we have experienced more rain in December and January than even 2012. But who remembers that 2012 was the second-wettest year on record (the wettest was as … Continue reading Putting things together on climate change

What Rachel Reeves could have said

Adopting a firm party line on welfare, the former Bank of England economist stressed that a key part of her task would be to explode the "myth" that Labour is soft on benefit costs, and to prove instead that it will be both tough and fair. In an Observer interview, Rachel Reeves MP has said a … Continue reading What Rachel Reeves could have said