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Sub-Saharan Africa Technology and infrastructure

Unpacking the 2015 World Economic Forum on Africa: Key opportunities for investors

While the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town in June 2015 attracted many business leaders, African heads of state were noticeably absent. Still, business leaders were upbeat about

Natural resources and energy North America

Keystone XL vote increases Washington gridlock

Both the House and Senate have voted to approve the Keystone XL, but President Obama is slated to veto the bill. With important deadlines coming up, the Keystone debate will

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