12 November 2021
Financing Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

Financing Climate Mitigation and Adaptation


With the United Nations (UN) climate change conference in Glasgow in full flow, it is being subject to the customary attention deficit media blitz. Af...
05 November 2021
G20 (Mis)Leads the Way

G20 (Mis)Leads the Way


The Group of 20 (G20) leaders met in Rome on 30th and 31st October 2021. In their own words, the leaders met in an effort to address the most pressing...
29 October 2021
Uniting The World to Tackle Climate Change

Uniting The World to Tackle Climate Change


From 31 October to 12 November, the United Kingdom (UK) will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. T...
22 October 2021
Global Headwinds are Coming

Global Headwinds are Coming


AROUND LATE April/ early May 2020, the price per barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil had fallen to negative US$40. At the time of writing, WT...
15 October 2021
One for the Team

One for the Team


In my final match as an under 15 cricketer, I had bowling figures of 10 overs, 39 runs and 6 wickets. One of the wickets was the result of a brilliant...
08 October 2021
Pandora’s Box

Pandora’s Box


A pandora’s box was opened earlier this week when the financial affairs of some of the most powerful political and business leaders in the world beg...
01 October 2021
Angela Merkel’s Legacy and Lessons from Germany

Angela Merkel’s Legacy and Lessons from Germany


After 16 years in power, Angela Merkel, outgoing Chancellor of Germany, is bringing the curtain down on a stellar career as a German, European and glo...
24 September 2021
China’s debt problem

China’s debt problem


There was a time when the phrase “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold” was quite common and certainly rang true. This simply meant that...
17 September 2021
Facts, misinformation and disinformation

Facts, misinformation and disinformation


WE LIVE IN an age of information. Since the beginning of human civilisation, the current generation has perhaps been the most fortunate as it relates ...
10 September 2021
Placing Caribbean-Africa relations on proper footing

Placing Caribbean-Africa relations on proper footing


The inaugural Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-Africa Summit was held virtually on 7th September 2021. The Summit was hosted by Kenya under the theme ...