Ross Clark

Water woes: who’s to blame for the shortages?

13 August 2022 9:00 am

Who’s to blame for the shortages?

Who is Gordon Brown to pose as the voice of fiscal sanity?

12 August 2022 7:13 pm

Gordon Brown is demanding Parliament be recalled for an emergency budget. By October, he says, quoting a study he commissioned…

Are we already in recession?

12 August 2022 5:35 pm

The Bank of England recently raised hackles by predicting that the economy would shrink in the final quarter of 2022,…

Europe’s looming energy wars

11 August 2022 2:15 am

This summer marks a truce. But if, as expected, Liz Truss becomes prime minister, it is almost inevitable that tensions…

Is cash back?

10 August 2022 11:56 pm

Whatever happened to the great surge towards a cashless society which the pandemic was supposed to bring about? As I…

What a coral reef misconduct claim says about climate science

10 August 2022 10:32 pm

On Monday, I wrote here about how the Great Barrier Reef is defying predictions of its own demise, bouncing back…

How did climate doomsters get the Great Barrier Reef so wrong?

8 August 2022 11:05 pm

We are, of course, in the midst of a ‘climate emergency’ and the ‘sixth mass extinction’ of life on Earth.…

How vulnerable are Ukraine's nuclear power stations to attack?

8 August 2022 8:12 pm

For years, security services have worried about terrorists unleashing a ‘dirty bomb’ – where a conventional explosive is used to…

Rishi Sunak is not stealing from the poor to give to the rich

6 August 2022 4:03 am

Until this morning this had been Rishi Sunak’s week. While Liz Truss found herself trying to talk her way out…

Bring on the housing crash!

5 August 2022 9:55 pm

It has been a long time coming, given that shares and bonds have been falling for most of the year,…

Is the Bank of England's recession warning right?

4 August 2022 10:19 pm

The Bank of England has warned that Britain will fall into a recession this year. Its Monetary Policy Report, released…

The authoritarianism of British Transport Police

4 August 2022 1:58 am

When our freedoms are being taken away we are like the proverbial frog boiled alive in water where the temperature…

Is the eurozone in crisis?

29 July 2022 11:52 pm

Is the eurozone heading for another 2010-style sovereign debt crisis? Today comes the news that inflation in the eurozone hit…

Is the US in recession?

29 July 2022 1:27 am

There’s an almighty debate ongoing in the US about what exactly a ‘recession’ is. Regardless of semantics, the numbers are…

Putin has Europe where he wants it

26 July 2022 3:22 am

Have we reached the endgame of Vladimir Putin’s energy war against the West, the point at which he turns off…

Whisper it, but we’re allowed to enjoy the heatwave

18 July 2022 8:55 pm

It was with some trepidation that I set off into the hills of Pyrenees Orientales on Saturday. The temperature was…

The truth about Britain's 'record-breaking' heatwave

17 June 2022 10:42 pm

Will temperature records be broken today? You bet they will. By the end of the day you can be sure…

How high might interest rates go?

16 June 2022 10:25 pm

To nobody’s surprise, the Bank of England has hiked its base rate, and, equally unsurprisingly, it has chosen to do…

Is the western boycott of Russian oil backfiring?

15 June 2022 10:10 pm

Ukraine’s ability to defend itself against the Russian invasion has surprised almost everyone outside the country, none more so, presumably,…

Levelling up is failing

14 June 2022 8:45 pm

First the good news: the Office for National Statistics figures released today show that pay is rising at its fastest…

Did Rishi Sunak really make an £11 billion blunder?

12 June 2022 9:32 pm

Could Rishi Sunak really have saved the taxpayer £11 billion by insuring against higher interest rates last year? That was…

Boris has to choose between rewilding and food security

11 June 2022 9:52 pm

Does Boris Johnson have the faintest idea what he and his government are trying to achieve anymore? I ask because…

The utter shamelessness of Britain’s rail unions

8 June 2022 10:00 pm

In what other industry could demand collapse by a tenth and yet the staff still think that they have a…

The EU's phone charger rule will stifle innovation

8 June 2022 2:50 am

Who could argue with the words of the EU’s internal market commissioner Thierry Breton when he says: ‘a common charger…

This vote marks the beginning of the end for Boris Johnson

6 June 2022 11:24 pm

There is a school of thought, expressed by Fraser Nelson here this morning, that the Prime Minister’s Tory opponents have…