Joe Ware, CapX

Joe Ware


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Past articles by Joe:

Nimbyism or the Nasty Party – what's really costing the Conservatives votes in the south?

Tory MPs keen to kill off the Government’s Planning Bill may be rubbing their hands with glee following last week’s by-election result, but Nimbyism and anti-HS2 sentiment weren’t the only reasons the Tories lost in Chesham & Amersham. To listen to Lib Dems who have spent the last few weeks knocking on doors in leafy […] → Read More

The events placing UK at forefront of climate change battle

The election defeat of Donald Trump and victory of Joe Biden has been hailed as the dawning of a new age for global action on climate change. Although it’s certainly a major step forward not to have a climate change sceptic occupying the White House, it’s actually through 10 Downing Street and the UK where... Read more » → Read More

Why Extinction Rebellion should eat at McDonald's

This week Extinction Rebellion protesters have returned to the streets of London demanding faster action to tackle rising greenhouse gas emissions. More than 600 people have been arrested for blockading streets around Whitehall, with the figure likely to increase. One of the more viral bits of social media associated with their presence in Westminster was … → Read More

Net-zero Britain should stop subsidising fossil fuels abroad

The UK made headlines this week, becoming the first major economy to commit to reduce its climate harming emissions to net zero by 2050. Although well received by business and the national farmers union, some critics have raised concerns about what would happen if the rest of the world doesn’t follow suit. Thankfully those fears … → Read More

Hammond’s project fear won’t derail the clean industrial revolution

The Chancellor overstates the costs to the UK of going net-zero without factoring in the benefits → Read More

Being a climate hawk has nothing to do with being green

As schoolchildren once again descend on central London in protest at the lack of action to address climate change, spare a thought for the Telegraph’s Assistant Editor, Christopher Hope, and his beloved Parliament Square lawn. In one of the more lampooned reactions to last month’s school strike Mr Hope tweeted: “Around 2,000 sixth formers who … → Read More

A social media tax is no way to tame the web

Uganda's social media tax is a cautionary tale of unintended consequences → Read More

Even Donald Trump can't save America's coal barons

Despite making endless campaign promises that Mexico would pay for his border wall, Donald Trump has found that the real world is harder to bend to his will than the Republican Party. After being rebuffed by both the Mexican president and Congress, the self-anointed master dealmaker has been forced to declare a national emergency to … → Read More

Honda's Swindon plant is a victim of the electrification revolution

Car giants wedded to the polluting technology of the last century need to adapt to survive → Read More

Could the flat pack revolution solve the housing crisis?

Legal and General, Toyota and Google are all at the forefront of a housing revolution → Read More

Macron needs to learn from the Irish on carbon taxes

Why are Leo Varadkar's environmental policies less controversial than Emmanuel Macron's? → Read More

The real reason Germany is turning Green

Germany’s surging Greens show the popularity of pro-market environmentalism → Read More

If they really want to help the NHS, ministers must embrace active transport

Getting more people cycling and walking is a fiscal necessity → Read More

Human innovation is up to the challenge of climate change

Scratch the surface of climate scepticism and you’ll find innovation pessimism → Read More

Human beings seem hardwired to innovate

Entering the Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition feels a bit like taking a glimpse into the future. The layout of the subterranean gallery at Kensington’s Design Museum resembles the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, with its grey winding corridor funnelling visitors past the exhibits. Rather than simply focusing on aesthetic design, the exhibition … → Read More

Gove's green reboot is thoroughly modern and resolutely conservative

Burnishing their green credentials will help the Tories with younger voters → Read More

The UK's market in overseas aid

Aid Match has seen 3.6 million Brits donate to more than 59 match-funded appeals → Read More

The Tories alienated young voters – taking action on clean energy would win them over

One of the main narratives to emerge from the debris of the General Election has been that the Conservatives have a youth problem. → Read More

From a UK perspective, American football and the Super Bowl look downright socialist

Joe Ware: The NFL has a lot of socialist aspects like revenue sharing and a draft that favors weaker teams. It makes games more exciting → Read More