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Changes in energy intensity from 2003-30 by region and by scenario

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The 20 most deadly disasters of the last 20 years (1996-2015)

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Reactive analysis on hot topics that may impact financial and infrastructure investors.

Saudi Arabia: are the financial markets fuelling their own distress?

Last Wednesday (Oct. 19th 2016), Saudi Arabia placed its historical first bond issue. And when it comes to the biggest oil producer in the world, things are necessarily out of [...]

Status quo of the Fed: Was it a real “close call”?

At their September 20-21 meeting, FOMC members voted 7-3 to leave interest rates unchanged. This lack of unanimity raises the question of dissensions within the Fed. Minutes released Wednesday showed [...]

Oil production cut announcement in Algiers: OPEC plays it like the FED

It did not take long for media to trumpet that OPEC reached an historical agreement in Algiers on September 28th and for markets to react accordingly. It seems the vast [...]

AFD on the path of climate change-oriented reforms… and so are we

Fighting against climate change is this century’s battle. It involves not only our future, but also the future of our children, and Gael Giraud, Chief economist of the Agence Française [...]

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Release of Daily news from international press on climate & energy risks issues, public finances, stranded assets, sovereign debts and much more.

External debt: a tricky, dangerous route towards reform – Daily News Egypt – 19/10/2016

Egypt’s negotiations for loans from the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the African Development Bank would increase the country’s external debt to approximately $70bn. [...]

Yellen says aggressive policy may be only way back from recession – MSN – 15/10/2016

The Federal Reserve may need to run a high-pressure economy in order to reverse damage from the crisis that depressed output, sidelined workers and risks [...]

Philippines: Moody’s says political risks ‘less predictable’ – Malaya Business Insight – 19/10/2016

Moody’s Investors Service yesterday said the country’s existing investment grade rating (Baa2) reflects sound economic and fiscal fundamentals but noted that political risks have become [...]

Italy Debt Tops 150% of GDP Without Underground, Illegal Economy – Bloomberg – 15/10/2016

Italy’s public debt would exceed 150 percent of the value of all goods and services produced in the country without the contribution of the illegal [...]

India: Coal Ministry opposes NITI Aayog’s draft Energy Policy – The Economic Times – 18/10/2016

Wary of losing Coal India’s pricing power, the Piyush Goyal-led Ministry of Coal has raised reservations over the draft National Energy Policy, which favours aligning [...]

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