In China and Pakistan’s Coal Romance, Where’s the Love for the Climate?
Opinion

In China and Pakistan’s Coal Romance, Where’s the Love for the Climate?

If you were travelling via motorway from Islamabad to Lahore during November or December 2016, you might have felt like your head was in the clouds. That’s thanks to the smog that engulfed large parts of Pakistan’s Punjab and Sindh provinces in that period. This was clearly “not a natural phenomenon”, as the Pakistani newspaper…

Fighting in Donbass, Coal Blockade, and Infighting in Kiev, as Ukraine’s Crisis Deepens
Opinion

Fighting in Donbass, Coal Blockade, and Infighting in Kiev, as Ukraine’s Crisis Deepens

Crisis deepens in Ukraine as far right militants seize and are then driven out of water filtration plant and mount coal blockade threatening country with energy emergency. The last few weeks have witnessed an acceleration of Ukraine’s downward slide. Following the bitter fighting in and around Avdeevka and the angry telephone exchange between Russian President…