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The rules-based approach to the governance of the trade of goods and services and investment flows is facing increasing challenges against the background of rivalry between the United States, China and Europe. The Asian country now being considered a strategic competitor and a systemic rival.
The global economic scenario is defined by low growth, inflation & interest rates below what central banks would like, and a global pandemic. All of this has a lot to do with action against climate change.
Sustainability is not a normative objective, related with values, apart from making efficient use of scarce resources. On the contrary, it is a positive imperative: evidence is building up that temperatures are rising rapidly, and there is mounting concern over the negative consequences of non-inclusive growth.
As climate change and sustainability become more important measures of risks to assets and investment opportunities, the question of which U.S. cities are best positioned to lead in sustainable development needs to be addressed.
There will continue to be support for a low-carbon economy, but considering the short-term impact so that it does not slow down post-crisis recovery.
In the midst of the global crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Saudi Arabia's increased oil production and cutting of prices went unnoticed.
This report presents an analysis of those global shocks, mostly of low probability, which may have a severe impact on the economy. Short-term risks have diminished on the back of easing trade tensions and interest rate cuts, but concerns on structural issues remain high (de-globalization and climate change).
At the Chile COP 25 in Madrid, the European Commission presented a set of initiatives through which Europe will stop contributing to the increase of carbon in the atmosphere by 2050 and therefore help mitigate climate change.