Author: Simon Oldridge

Roads aren’t the only things falling apart under this government…

Simon Oldridge

There must have been a time when the Conservative party stood for conserving things, for responsible stewardship and avoiding needless waste. I know for sure that’s what Conservative friends of mine believe in. Business-like decision-making, investing in our future. But like many Tory voters, my friends now feel abandoned by a party stripped bare of […]

How to solve climate change AND end our dependence on hostile regimes

Simon Oldridge
graphic of man with empty pockets held up by a fuel pump as if it were a gun

Earlier this month, the UN expert panel, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a major report detailing the impacts of the crisis. Inger Andersen, head of the UN Environment Program, told us that ‘climate change isn’t around the corner waiting to pounce – it is already upon us raining down blows on billions of people’.  […]