Ukraine asks for meeting with Russia as US warns invasion imminent

Russian Navy’s diesel-electric submarine Rostov-on-Don sails in Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea, in Istanbul, Turkey, on February 13, 2022. Yoruk Isik | Reuters Ukraine has requested a meeting with Russia within 48 hours as US intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion could begin this week. On Sunday evening, Ukrainian Foreign Minister … Read more

The struggle to liquidate the little-known energy charter treaty

Electric transmission mast next to the gas-fired power plant operated by Uniper SE, in Irsching, Germany, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Michaela Handrek-Rehle | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – The Energy Charter Treaty is not widely known, but it is feared that the impact of this international agreement may in itself be enough to … Read more

The US-China climate declaration is welcomed

The flags of the United States and China fly from a lamppost in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, on November 1, 2021. Brian Snyder | Reuters LONDON – A joint statement between the United States and China, in which the two superpowers said they would work together on a series of climate-related actions, has … Read more