Russia has abundant natural resources, but is also highly dependent on them.
While shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East, it is still struggling to be perceived as a big regional player.
Iranians have long taken national pride in their natural resource wealth. But ordinary people aren’t seeing the benefits.
The short-term prospects for electrification of light passenger vehicles globally are still small.
With minimal policy intervention, electrification of cars is likely to remain too slow for the world’s climate action needs.
Electrification has been slow to convert the passenger automobile market, despite recent leaps.
Are we on course to electrify enough cars to meet climate change mitigation targets?
Two 1980s coup leaders move up the African strongman rankings with the removal of Mugabe from power.
After Mugabe’s exit, Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang remains unchallenged for the title of the world’s longest ruling dictator.