Morning Call: pick of the papers

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

1. Britain is betraying its values in its response to the Egyptian coup (Daily Telegraph)

William Hague can't tell the truth about Morsi's departure for fear of upsetting the US, writes Peter Oborne.

2. Voters are disdainful of politics and will not pay for state funding of parties (Independent)

Last week it was Ed at bay in PMQs, now it’s Cameron, writes Steve Richards. Both leaders are vulnerable over party funding.

3. Miliband is emerging as the true heir to Blair (Daily Telegraph)

By moving to loosen Labour's links to the unions, the leader is gambling everything, says John McTernan.

4. Why women part-timers should be full-time ball-breakers (Guardian)

Sexism probably explains the low status of working mothers, writes Zoe Williams. But it's also their reluctance to assert what a blessing their hours are.

5. Political Islam faces its sternest test (Financial Times)

There is no evidence that Arabs believe Wahhabism is the future, says David Gardner.

6. Wisdom or piffle, we've a right to see what 'Disgusted of Highgrove' writes to ministers (Daily Mail)

The public has an interest in knowing how, and where, Prince Charles has tried to exercise influence, says Stephen Glover.

7. There’s no cure to the health spending paradox (Times)

At the same time as it gets cheaper to do IVF or cataracts, our constant innovations will inevitably push up budgets, writes Matt Ridley.

8. Can Ed Miliband give England a political voice at last? (Guardian)

The English identity is much more complex and progressive than the saloon-bar Farageism it is too often depicted as, writes Martin Kettle.

9. I want to be greener. But does the government? (Independent)

When it came into office in 2010, the "greenest government ever" promised to boost the use of low and zero emission vehicles, writes Jane Merrick. But take up is a painfully slow crawl.

10. Welcome to the geopolitics of trade, where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli (Guardian)

For the sake of Britain's own unemployed, we need a new transatlantic trade deal, writes Timothy Garton Ash. But not so we can also gang up on China.

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The section on climate change has already disappeared from the White House website

As soon as Trump was president, the page on climate change started showing an error message.

Melting sea ice, sad photographs of polar bears, scientists' warnings on the Guardian homepage. . . these days, it's hard to avoid the question of climate change. This mole's anxiety levels are rising faster than the sea (and that, unfortunately, is saying something).

But there is one place you can go for a bit of respite: the White House website.

Now that Donald Trump is president of the United States, we can all scroll through the online home of the highest office in the land without any niggling worries about that troublesome old man-made existential threat. That's because the minute that Trump finished his inauguration speech, the White House website's page about climate change went offline.

Here's what the page looked like on January 1st:

And here's what it looks like now that Donald Trump is president:

The perfect summary of Trump's attitude to global warming.

Now, the only references to climate on the website is Trump's promise to repeal "burdensome regulations on our energy industry", such as, er. . . the Climate Action Plan.

This mole tries to avoid dramatics, but really: are we all doomed?

I'm a mole, innit.