The mandate for COP 24 is to finalise a rulebook that will bring the Paris Agreement alive.
A few extra cents on fuel cannot explain the anger. Macron recognised the tension between the ‘end of the world’ and the ‘end of the month’.
In the absence of credible alternatives, the trend towards the appearance of ‘strongmen’ is spreading. The US and Turkey are two cases in point to consider.
The new Sonatrach team’s reformist spirit opens a window of opportunity to establish a closer cooperation framework between the EU and Algeria.
Age has become a key factor in politics, both in the US and in Europe, but young people hold more sway in the former than in the latter.
The comparison of rankings or index values of power with those of global presence might be showing which countries are punching above or below their weight.
The feeling is that Chinese investment is putting Sri Lanka on the map and that suddenly everyone is now interested in coming.
Perhaps the draft Brexit agreement reached by the UK and EU negotiators is the best possible under the circumstances. Nothing is yet assured.