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Recent articles by Eric:

Opinion: The new price cap on Russian oil will not deliver the fatal blow to Putin’s war machine, maybe not even a bruise

The cap is more an exercise in economic diplomacy than in the economics of pain. The cap has to be high enough to persuade Russia to keep producing oil, yet low enough to hurt it → Read More

Opinion: Time to kill off the big, fat COP climate conferences that accomplish almost nothing

The COP climate conferences started out as a good idea, but the results speak for themselves → Read More

UN climate summit reaches historic deal for rich countries to pay for developing world’s climate disasters

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Climate talks at COP27 extended through Saturday in attempt to break deadlock

Delegates said summit faced collapse unless breakthroughs made on launch of loss and damage fund, calls for phase-down of all fossil fuels, not just coal → Read More

Climate-related migration is on the rise in North America as extreme weather prompts people to move

More and more reports, studies and media interviews with those leaving Oakland and other Californian cities suggest that climate is playing a bigger role than ever in the decision to flee → Read More

The 1.5-degree climate goal is dying, but the UN seems determined to keep it on life support

The 1.5-degree goal will almost certainly make it into COP27′s closing statement. At the same time, its inclusion might be more symbolic than practical or substantive → Read More

Opinion: Coal: The black, unbeatable monster at the Egyptian climate summit

Coal is the eternal bogeyman of the Conference of the Parties despite little debate that holding down global temperature increases is impossible as long as it remains a key source of power generation → Read More

The pavilion and the watermelon: How Ukraine made its COP27 climate conference display an anti-war message

‘We had to be here,’ to show the world the environmental damage the Russian invasion had inflicted on Ukraine, Ukrainian spokesman says → Read More

Government to decide between emissions cap and carbon pricing by spring, environment minister says at COP27

The federal environment minister insisted no decision has been made on which route the government will take, although he acknowledged the ‘predictability’ of emissions reductions as a benefit of a cap system → Read More

Opinion: How China could play the climate disaster loss and damage game to its geopolitical advantage

Desperate, climate-whacked countries would no doubt welcome any Chinese repair jobs, even if it were to come with strings attached → Read More

Opinion: The British government cannot win with next week’s budget – the economy is too far gone

It is no exaggeration to say that Britain is in crisis. Next week’s budget might be able to put a small bandage on the open wound, nothing more → Read More

Russian exodus to Georgia shakes a former Soviet state walking a political tightrope

Thousands have fled to the neighbouring state, whose leaders’ soft stand on the Ukraine war has stirred domestic opposition and accusations of appeasement → Read More

Opinion: Marshall Plan 2.0 to rebuild Ukraine: Nice idea, shame about the details

By rights, the EU should lead the funding and set the direction for the reconstruction effort in Ukraine. But the EU cannot afford to pay for this massive effort on its own → Read More

Opinion: The energy crisis, not just the war, is uniting Europe like never before

The EU knows that its new mission cannot be left to individual countries alone. Collective efforts will have to be made → Read More

Opinion: OPEC ignores the White House and does what it always does – maximizes its oil revenues

U.S. President Joe Biden was looking for relief for consumers, but the cartel isn’t giving it to him → Read More

How Putin’s threat of nuclear attack could play out

If Vladimir Putin acts on his nuclear threats, which parts of Ukraine might be hit first? What would the U.S. and NATO do next? And other key questions → Read More

Number of men fleeing Russia is larger than Putin’s original invasion force in Ukraine, NATO says

According to a senior NATO official, 200,000 men have left Russia to avoid conscription since Putin launched his partial mobilization on Sept. 21 → Read More

Opinion: Everyone will be a victim of the energy crisis, even the electric car industry

The shock of daylight-robbery electricity prices will not be felt only in the energy-intensive businesses. Some surprising victims will emerge → Read More

EU vows retaliation for Nord Stream pipeline explosions Russia claims were not its doing

The Baltic Sea pipeline explosions came as natural gas prices jumped for the second day in a row, rising about 15 per cent. → Read More

Opinion: Liz Truss’s wager on the UK economy is already failing. Italy’s Giorgia Meloni take note

It is hard to see how Ms. Meloni can deliver on promised tax cuts for families and business as Italy barrels towards recession → Read More