Farmers' market in a warehouse in Major Draper Street, Woolwich Royal Arsenal, southeast London, UK.

The New Maunder Minimum? Vegetable Shortages Strike London

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Sun reports that in London, some supermarkets are rationing purchases of vegetables like lettuce, which is in short supply due to Southern European crop failures. SALAD SHORTAGE What is the 2017 vegetable shortage, which supermarkets are rationing broccoli and lettuce and what’s the cause of the crisis? Tesco and…

Cory Bernardi

Aussie Federal Senator Resigns, States Climate Policy Influenced His Decision

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Australian federal senator Cory Bernardi has resigned from the Australian Liberal Party, citing differences with the party leadership, including climate policy (Bernardi is a skeptic). This resignation will increase the discomfort of the beleaguered Turnbull government. Cory Bernardi quits the Liberal Party to establish Australian Conservatives South Australian senator Cory…