Nigeria’s Gas: Relief or Redux for the Resource Sector?

cc Flickr U.S. Institute of Peace, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

A global crisis – this time the COVID-19 pandemic – has once again underscored the dangers of Nigeria’s economic overreliance on oil.

LNG Imports and New Supply Challenge Russia’s Hold on European Gas Market


LNG imports and Azeri pipelines look set to lessen Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies, potentially limiting Moscow’s political and economic influence over the region.

Backgrounder: The Water Crisis in Crimea

Sunset over the Dnieper River, which once met most of Crimea's water needs,, cc Flickr tuyddatygl, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Exploring the economic, environmental, and geopolitical dynamics surrounding the ongoing water crisis in Crimea.

COVID-19: Economic Impact Round-up (4-22-2020)

USPressBriefing, cc Flickr The White House, modfiied, https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Recounting the economic damage and government bailouts that COVID-19 has left in its wake.

COVID-19: Time to Rethink International Peace & Security

COVIDscan, cc Flickr NIAID, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

In a world ravaged by COVID-19, multilateralism is the only path leading back to global prosperity.

Canada’s Taxpayers and Environment on the Hook to Polluting Industries

ImperialProtest, cc Flickr Jeremy Board, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Industrial accidents and contamination, all too often paid for by the Canadian people, illustrate the desperate need for an overhaul in environmental law.

COVID-19: Economic Impact Round-up (3-19-2020)

COVID19-virus, cc Flickr NIAID, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Recounting global disruptions from the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the growing list of government stimulus initiatives deployed to mitigate them.

A Perfect Storm Brews above the US Energy Industry

US Shale, cc Flickr Jun, modified https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

After COVID-19, Russia, and Saudi Arabia are through with it, there might not be much of an industry left.

Greenland: A New Frontier of Great Power Competition

Greenland, cc Flickr Greenland Travel, modified, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

In opening its doors to foreign investors, an independence-minded Greenland could be ushering in a new era of geopolitical competition in the Arctic.

Glacier Watch: China-Kazakhstan Water Conflict and the Lake Balkhash Basin


Glacier shrinkage in the Lake Balkhash basin is set to exacerbate water shortages in an already arid part of the world, creating a potential water conflict between China and Kazakhstan.

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