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Asia Pacific Politics

New government in the Maldives gets a shaky start

Despite surprising election results, a fractious political landscape will remain a challenge for the Maldives as the country tackles effects of climate change and growing international attention. Following Abdulla Yameen’s surprising victory

Finance International

Financial firms still overexposed to climate risk

A report released earlier in March stressed the need to address high carbon risk in financial firms’ assets. Large institutional investors continue have continued to divest from fossil fuel stocks. A

International Natural resources and energy

Investment in carbon industry increasingly exposed to environmental risks

Ignoring environment-related risks could trigger the next financial crisis. Oil companies and other carbon industry investors are exposed to some $7 bn in liabilities as a result of investing in “stranded

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Syria’s Civil War Has Environmental Origins

The environmental causes of Syria’s civil war are often overlooked by commentary on the conflict: join GRI as we dive into the issue. In the middle of a bloody conflict,

Europe Natural resources and energy

Greenland’s Energy Slowly Reveals Itself

One of the most visible effects of global climate change in recent years, is the thawing of Arctic ice, which could have particularly disastrous consequences by raising global sea levels or

International Natural resources and energy

Climate change is the ultimate prisoners’ dilemma

The difficulty in rallying disparate nations to collectively fight against climate change demonstrates that the issue is the ultimate prisoners dilemma. Global climate change has been on the international agenda