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September 21, 2020

Global | Multibilateralism

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.

September 7, 2020

Global | Interest rates, disasters and climate change

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.

July 13, 2020

Global | Sustainable Trade: Going Beyond

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.

July 3, 2020

BBVA U.S. 2020 Sustainability Index

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.

May 25, 2020

Global | False Dichotomies: COVID-19 and Climate Change

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.

March 23, 2020

Oil, pandemic and climate change

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.

January 23, 2020

Global Economic Risk Outlook. First quarter 2020

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).

December 16, 2019

Man on the Moon

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.