Vietnam is harnessing a grassroots desire for green energy to enact a slow but steady transition away from coal-based electricity generation.
A possible turning point in the post-COVID economic recovery, Brazil’s defense ministry muses on cancelling next year’s election, and the Taliban takes ownership of nearly all of Afghanistan’s borders.
Green technologies are expected to create a surge in global tin demand, but Western companies may encounter supply challenges amid the outsize market weight of Asian producers.
Ultimately, this zero-sum decision between two US allies was hardly a Sophie’s choice.
Moves by Beijing to cool iron prices can only go so far against a backdrop of lingering supply shortfalls.
Wheat farmers in Washington, Montana, and Idaho stand to suffer as global prices tick upward on supply concerns.
The Federal Reserve balance sheet just hit $8.1 trillion, roughly the size of the economies of Japan and Germany combined.
Either the target or the loose monetary policy had to go. In the end it was the target.
Decades of overconsumption has been exacerbated by acute drought, and the result is a brewing water crisis in Mexico.
Famine descends on Ethiopia’s Tigray region, OPEC+ attempts to thresh out a production hike, and tensions mount along India and China’s shared Himalayan border.