He has been “consistent on this issue, beginning in his teenage years”, says US climate envoy.
The President of COP26 is suddenly so well-known that he attracts criticism as well as admiration, and interest in his roots as an admirer of Thatcher.
He returns to a deeply divided America, with his popularity on a clear downward trend.
As the Government ushers us towards net zero, it had better be sure of the science. Unless it’s willing to risk a British equivalent of the Gilets Jaunes.
“He was the only leader in the world who pulled out of the Paris Agreement”.
The calling-in of a planning application to open a coalmine at Whitehaven suggests prioritising green optics over Northern livelihoods.
Our relationship with Israel makes us safer, healthier, and more prosperous.
Both the organisation and its critics have a mutual interest in suggesting otherwise.
The settlements, but not the military occupation, should be removed from the West Bank – to create the conditions for an agreement with the Palestinians later.
Putin sees appeasement for what it is. Providing the weaponry to give the people of Aleppo some defence could bring him back to the peace table.
The US rightly considers it to be the world’s biggest state sponsor of terror – and it has too often played a malicious role in the geopolitical morass of the Arab world.
Plus: My Big Fat New Wedding. An invitation to Roger Bird. And: Happy New Year to you all. P.S: Here is my, er, prediction success rate for last year.