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UN Summit on Climate Change in Paris – Destined to Fail or Succeed?

... overview of what to expect from the UN summit on climate change taking place from 30 November to 11 December 2015 in Paris, France. The article begins with background information on climate science, emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and economics ... ... reduction commitments. Russia for instance took advantage of the Joint Implementation scheme which provided investments into energy efficiency, renewables and other low-carbon options. In a new agreement, market mechanisms prove to be difficult to define ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... of the Military College at El Ain in Dubai, with counterpart Lt-General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces. Expanded bi-lateral military cooperation was discussed. According to the United States Department of Energy, the Emirates have the world’s seventh largest natural gas deposits but investment in sophisticated techniques are required to process it into liquid natural gas, which can be offered by Algeria, Russia, France and the United States, among others. Will Russia play an expanded role in across the Maghreb and in the Sahel regions of Africa? The threat potential in and around the Tindouf camps and elsewhere in southern Algeria continues to grow. Russian ...


There Has Been No Downturn in Russian-French Relations

Interview with Arnaud Dubien Interview France and Russia boast a truly long history of economic relations. Paris is one of Moscow’s ten largest trade partners, with turnover steadily growing even during the height of the global economic crisis. However, some experts insist that trade ...


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