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.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to sell shares in state-owned oil giant Aramco to fund the grandiose reinvention of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is playing the corruption card to strengthen his control over the country.
Far from dominant, Saudi Arabia’s future in the Middle East is that of a second fiddle state.
Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.