World leaders stand for a group photo during a session at the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
Climate agreements reached in Glasgow this month could come under legal attack from polluting multinationals unless the UK takes urgent action to reform global trade rules, ministers have been warned. A coalition of environmental
Success, or failure, or both? The outcome of Cop26, with its last-minute compromise on running down the use of coal, will be picked over in the coming weeks. While it is a temptation to give rapid judgements, one of the overriding lessons from previous climate summits
India maintained its 10th rank like last year and continued to be among the top-performing countries within the Group of 20 in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2022 report. The Scandinavian countries score high; Denmark took
For Takashi Karube and many Japanese like him, the Tokyo stock rally has been little to cheer about. The Nikkei stock index hit its highest ever on Thursday, surpassing a record set in December 1989 and marking a once-unthinkable recovery for a market that spent much of the last three
Kateryna Dmytryk had been waiting for this moment for almost two years — nearly all of her son’s life. Side by side, they ran, 2-year-old Timur leading the way as snow crunched beneath their feet. A slender, pale man made his way to the pair from the military hospital. Artem Dmytryk
Weaker exports, costly energy and a stuttering green transition have combined to form a “perfect storm” for the German economy, leaving Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition bickering over how to change course. The government will unveil its latest economic forecasts for 2024 on
Back in 1998, Madeleine Albright, then the secretary of state, called the United States the “indispensable nation.” She meant that this country, armed with unmatchable force and influence, stood at the helm of a web of alliances and global organizations that guided world events.