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Environment Latin America

Bolsonaro’s Environmental Policy: An Increasing Risk

President Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration in January marked Brazil’s entry into the ranks of nations recently electing far-right leadership. In the first five months of his term, Bolsonaro’s r has drawn particular ire for altering environmental policies.

Asia Pacific Environment

Environmental, social, and governance trends in Asia

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues traditionally have not been a priority for investors and asset owners throughout Asia as compared to their Western counterparts. However, recent decisions by Japanese pension funds and Chinese policymakers may stimulate more interest throughout the region.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Mexico and Cambodia hold key local elections. The Paris Climate Accord heads for uncertainty. Kinder Morgan IPO tests energy markets. All in The Week Ahead.

North America Security

The US quietly re-writes Arctic policy

Under the cover of the 2016 election season, the Obama administration has been busy crafting a new Arctic policy that will have significant ramifications.

Economics Latin America

Will Kuczynski unlock Peru’s economic potential?

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski must pass ambitious reforms to unlock the Peru’s economic potential.

Economics International

4 key takeaways from Davos: Mastering the 4th Industrial Revolution

The 46th annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland took place last week and brought a gaggle of high-powered figures together to discuss current global challenges. Among its 2,500

Natural resources and energy North America

Congressional spending deal boosts US energy security

Abandoning a crude oil exports ban and introducing tax incentives for wind and solar power as part of a Congressional spending deal could become a powerful tool to strengthen the