Climate change will hit the factories of hotter, poorer countries first

As the world warms, the countries that will suffer the biggest losses in industrial productivity are those that need productivity the most, a new paper suggests. These are countries that are already hot, and that are inevitably also among the world’s poorest or most populous: countries in Asia, Latin America, and Africa that have historically […]

Big oil’s industry lobby is starting to lose its grip on big oil itself

Earlier this month, oil major Total took the unusual step of abandoning the American Petroleum Institute (API), the influential trade group that has advocated for the industry’s interests in Washington for more than a century. As an explanation for quitting the group, Total cited API’s support for the rollback of curbs on methane emissions, its […]