Burkina Faso

Russia's nuclear diplomacy binding emerging markets to the Kremlin

Ben Aris in Berlin May 14, 2024

Currently, Rosatom controls approximately 70% of the world export market for the construction of nuclear power plants where emerging powers in the global south are trying to boost their energy production and turning to Moscow for nuclear power.

The 'wet-bulb' set to kill hundreds of thousands of people if temperatures and humidity levels continue to rise

Ben Aris in Berlin April 22, 2024

Temperatures are continuing to rise to new all-time highs as global warming accelerates. People have started to die because of the extreme heat and it’s only a matter of time before the “wet-bulb” effect kills large numbers of people.

Rain, rain go away

Ben Aris in Berlin March 27, 2024

The hotter the world gets, the more water the air can hold and the more it will rain.

Only seven countries meet WHO air pollution guideline

by Roberta Harrington in Los Angeles March 19, 2024

IQAir’s 6th Annual World Air Quality Report reveals “troubling details” of the world's most polluted countries, territories and regions in 2023.

Saudi Arabia hosts kingdom's first Africa summit, to boost ties, promote stability

bne IntelliNews November 13, 2023

Saudi Arabia is hosting its first ever Africa Summit, underscoring Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's (MbS) growing focus on African affairs.