Climate spending cut in Trump’s budget

A budget that puts #AmericaFirst must make safety its no. 1 priority—without safety there can be no prosperity: — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 16, 2017 Donald Trump has published a budget, America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again There’s an increase in defense spending (+10%), and cutbacks, often referred to as savings, … Continue reading

Gove meets Trump

A day before his inauguration I thought it’d be good to take a fairly lighthearted look at the president-elect, as seen by the UK’s archetypal political egghead, Michael Gove, together with Kai Diekmann from Bild, on Sunday. The charm of being there This is from the full transcript of the interview (sadly, as with the … Continue reading

Not the Last Trump, Not by a Long Way

Like everyone else in the Western world, yesterday morning I went straight to Buzzfeed to download the dodgy dossier. Well, not quite everyone. I was visitor number two million and something, then two-million-and-something-and-one. Last night after Trump’s press conference the number of visitors had soared to three and half million. That’s less than 1% of … Continue reading

Trump’s Club: Sceptics in Spades

Our hearts bleed for climate activists following the latest set of appointments announced by President-elect Donald Trump. Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson I have chosen one of the truly great business leaders of the world, Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be Secretary of State. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2016 … Continue reading