geopolitics

EU and UK elections will likely set new course for Europe, as geopolitical tensions rise

Both elections could well prove the most important in decades. The EU faces major crises with Russia’s invasion and the risk of deindustrialisation. The UK also faces crises – on the economy, the health service and governance. And both know that November’s US election may add to their challenges.

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Clean energy set to squeeze fossil fuel demand as ‘the electrification of everything’ continues

Portugal is showing the way. Despite 6 months of drought last year, 57% of its electricity came from renewables. And its clean energy focus means it is becoming “one of the cheapest markets in Europe”. CO2 emissions will also have reduced by 75% in 2030 versus 2021.

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Investors ponder further shocks after North Korea jolt

Interviewed for this Reuters article, I suggest today’s low levels of market volatility could be “the calm before the storm”  Saikat Chatterjee and Vikram Subhedar, AUGUST 11, 2017 / 5:06 PM LONDON (Reuters) – After this week’s war of words between the United States and North Korea triggered the biggest fall in global stocks since the U.S. presidential […]

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