Tag: china

Energy

Climate policy is shifting oil consumption. As green energy gets cheaper, oil companies could try to pump even more, so as to flood the world with cheap oil. Opec+ and decarbonization. Grid operators today are aware of solar storms… Read More

Cold War

If Biden fails, then China can pick up the pieces. If Biden starts to deliver in any of its three areas, Beijing’s bargaining position could become weaker and the US might be unwilling to talk and compromise with… Read More

Politics

The ongoing goof-up around European Union’s prized vaccine certificates which do not recognize some WHO-approved vaccines, has brought back to life memories on governmental dysfunctions. If the politicians try to manage implementation too closely, either by specifying overly… Read More

Finance

High unemployment, low financial inclusion and a pandemic have led to the popularity of a payment model that empowers the unbanked. Open banking is the next big trend. We’re moving to a point where the end consumer will… Read More

India

Every government should realise and internalise that the only way to flatten and bend the Covid-19 curve is to ensure that truth is never a casualty. Transparancy! The benefits of proning, and how it can save lives at… Read More

Film

The Cannes film festival quickly rediscovered its heady mix of glamour, politics and controversy, with the added shock of stars kissing without masks. In the best of times, we civilians are unlikely to have a clear sense of what to… Read More

Art

De kracht van cultuur om het leven zin, waarde, duiding en plezier te geven is sinds tijden niet zo duidelijk geweest. Zowel intrinsiek en maatschappelijk. Without the limitations of a physical location, access to a museum is possible… Read More

Climate

The drones don’t create rain themselves but help to jump-start rain production via cloud seeding. The technique has successfully created rain over Dubai. In 1989 Margaret Thatcher: greenhouse gases are changing the environment of our planet, comparable in… Read More

Covid-19

If the risk of a catastrophic accident involving nuclear weapons is greater than most people realize, the risk of a catastrophic laboratory mishap – accidental or deliberate – is far greater still. The Delta variant first appeared in… Read More

Opportunity

The digital transformation on the supply side will create opportunities of distributed commerce. Generation Z have strengthened the trend of on-demand services. The pandemic has catalyzed innovations in science and health care delivery, pushed rich nations to learn… Read More

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