Why Is Madrid Pandering to Morocco?
Spain has traded five decades of neutrality on Western Sahara while getting nothing but a spyware scandal in return.
How a Pair of Mining Fortunes Will Shape the Australian Election
Two wealthy men with opposing political views are riding a wave of discontent with the major parties.
War in Ukraine Is Worsening East Africa’s Food Crisis
Rising wheat, fuel, and fertilizer costs amid a historic drought could lead to mass hunger and instability throughout the Horn of Africa.
Yemen Is Sitting on a Time Bomb Bigger Than the Exxon Valdez
An abandoned oil tanker with more than 1 million barrels of crude is rusting off the coast.
Vietnam Relations Are a Quiet U.S. Victory Already
There’s no need to empower hard-liners by a potentially provocative upgrade.
China Wants Its Investments in Afghanistan to Be Safer Than in Pakistan
Beijing could profit handsomely from Afghan resources and exports, but new ventures risk exposing Chinese nationals to violence.
John Kerry: ‘We’re Behind. We’re Way Behind.’
America’s climate envoy on what it will take to turn things around for the planet.
Russia’s Resource Grab in Ukraine
Ukraine’s extraordinary riches in energy, minerals, and agriculture are a prize for the Kremlin.
Heat Pumps Will Change Everything—and Not Enough
It’s a long-term solution for climate change with plenty of short-term problems.
How Climate Change and War Are Compounding Food Insecurity
Disruption to Black Sea routes and climate change-related crop failures pose major risks to food security in Ukraine and around the world.
Chile Bets Big on Green Hydrogen
The country aims to lure investors and become a global clean energy hub.
Iraq’s Oil Dysfunction
The world’s sixth-largest oil producer still suffers from fuel shortages and power outages.
Putin’s War Threatens Microchips, Teeth, and Beer
Russia’s invasion has torn asunder oil and agricultural markets. But there’s lots more economic carnage on the way.
Ecuador’s Distant Dream of a Green Recovery
The debt-saddled country is struggling to meet its climate goals under IMF austerity.
The Ukraine Crisis Offers a Rare Chance for Energy and Climate Cooperation
Russia’s war in Ukraine has exposed some difficult truths about the world’s energy needs.