Environment

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

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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

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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)

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

COVID-19: Time to Rethink International Peace & Security

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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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