Although inflation has risen sharply for multiple reasons, increased demand is by far the most important factor. The common argument about
To keep global warming within 1.5°C, trillions of dollars more will need to be invested in clean energy production and infrastructure every
The net-zero transition requires the rapid development at scale of new technologies, energy-efficient infrastructure, and carbon capture and
President Biden’s recent large-scale use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is being driven by politics, not economics.
Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and a resurgence of inflation around the world, the prospects for a robust global recovery from the
Sanctions are an important and powerful weapon, and they are putting some pressure on the Kremlin. But unless the West employs them judiciously,
The US-China trade war and the recent freezing of much of Russia’s official foreign-exchange reserves have again raised fears of an exodus
Regardless of whether America’s persistent current-account deficits really can be explained primarily by the accumulation of excess
What explains South Africa’s clearly sympathetic stance towards Russia?
Many academic studies suggest that sanctions on China or a break in Sino-American economic ties probably would have a smaller quantitative
In the wake of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, no European in their right mind wants Russia to have the free cash flow that its
Madeline Albright made it her life’s work to fight for women.
NTI experts believe that the most likely use of nuclear weapons in any scenario would be unintentional—that humanity would blunder into
High inflation demands supply side solutions. The labor force needs to be made more attractive to workers.
Given the horrors of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the public’s support for sanctions has been strong. But, before tightening
In the past 40 years, no country has benefited more from globalization than China. Now, as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s appalling
The multilateral sanctions imposed on Russia since the invasion of Ukraine will severely reduce Russians’ standard of living and their
Russia has shown that it is ready to murder innocent Ukrainians, but it is not ready to commit suicide. And that holds the key to preventing
Reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 – and thus limiting the rise in global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels – implies
As the conflict in Ukraine escalates, the growing calls to tighten the economic blockade against Russia are perhaps understandable. But China
After receiving a green light from Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war in Ukraine in an effort
Russia’s military assault on Ukraine caps a period of political attacks on democracy around the world. One must therefore hope that the
Look upon these works, ye mighty, and despair.
Every day, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States send Russia an average of $500 million for oil and gas. But there