Decarbonizing maritime transportation will require a major shift towards alternative fuels.
Shipping companies are expected to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Fireworks explode over the Toronto skyline, during the opening ceremonies for the Pan Am Games in July 2015. Toronto is among several global cities that are driving trade in services among countries.
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Cities have not been central to public policy discussions on trade growth and diversification that are typically centred on trade pacts between countries. But cities are now driving a lot of trade.
The lonely Malham Ash at dawn in Yorkshire Dales National Park.
A new study has calculated the tremendous cost of ash dieback to the UK economy.
A ‘hard Brexit’ appears increasingly likely.
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American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
Despite the growing role of data and technology in the world economy, there are very few rules to govern digital trade.
Taking a tough stance.
America's objectives for a trade agreement with Britain spell out a stark Brexit future.
The U.S. and China have ‘trust’ issues.
China has reneged on past promises it has made to the US. With the deadline for a deal fast approaching, the solution may lie in learning from a global organization the president hates: the WTO.
Nissan employs 7,000 people in the UK.
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What Brexit means for future UK-Japan business.
Britain has long dreamed of breaking away from the European continent but global trade has never replaced links with its close neighbours.
After the UK leaves, Ireland could be the gateway to Europe for the US.
The EU and Japan's economies together account for about a third of global GDP.
The clock is ticking before the US ramps up tariffs on Chinese imports.
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We may be on the cusp of a full-blow trade war that could reconfigure globalisation.
Trump had a full hand, but he may have squandered it.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
The trade deficit, and how much a country exports or imports, is only part of the story.
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Americans seem to believe trade deficits are a bad thing, partly because of arguments suggesting they mean the US is 'losing.' An economist explains why that's rubbish.
If the trade war with China escalates, siding with the US is going to cost, but Australia’s long-term national interests still lie with it.
There can be no middle road in the trade war between China and the United States. Soon we will have to pick sides.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
CEO Tim Cook built Apple’s vast supply chain, which stretches from China to Europe.
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he's wrong.
US tariffs could potentially benefit some EU firms that rely on steel and aluminium.