Of the nearly 9 billion people in the world, almost one-third live in China and India — two countries with the most polluted cities in the world.
Markets hate unpredictable volatility. Donald J. Trump is extremely volatile. By the laws deductive reasoning, markets hate, well, you get the point.
As Mattis says, if you’re taking on the world, bring your allies. You will need them.
The Lone Star state will produce 10X the amount of oil and gas as Putin's Russia – and, to bring things closer to home, 4X more than Canada.
Strength is a relative – not absolute – concept. To measure strength, someone must be stronger than someone or something. Countries must be stronger than other countries.
Free enterprise is the most powerful way to increase peace and prosperity. But only when its North Star goal is more imaginative than serving a single constituency.
So everything begins with elimination. Start with the poison.
According to Munich Re AG, insurable losses from fires, floods, and storms doubled last year. By its estimates, climate-related losses topped $140 billion in 2018. Climate costs will skyrocket in the coming decades as the world becomes insufferably hot, crowded, and urban.