Challenges facing China as it tries to bridge the rural-urban wealth divide
26th September 2021 by

By John Richardson THIS COULD be the biggest event in our industry since at least the Global Financi...

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What global petchems demand would have been like without the China property bubble warns us about the future
24th September 2021 by

By John Richardson PLAYING “What if?” games by changing the course of history is popular amongst...

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Whether Beijing blinks over Evergrande is the biggest issue for global petchems
22nd September 2021 by

By John Richardson WILL BEIJING blink? The answer to this question could pretty much set the directi...

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Every climate initiative must be road tested in the developing world – and adequate funding is essential
1st August 2021 by

The views expressed in this blog are, as always, my personal views and do not represent the views of...

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As the drift towards a divided world continues, here are some climate change realities
8th July 2021 by

Note that, as always, the views expressed here are personal. Thank you. By John Richardson Executive...

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More data show how far we still have to go to solve the climate and plastic waste crises
27th June 2021 by

By John Richardson SEE THE END section of this blog post for a dystopian version of our environmenta...

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The climate challenge can only be met if there is a global price on carbon
22nd June 2021 by

By John Richardson DEVELOPED WORLD oil and gas majors who faced rising investor pressure on greenhou...

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Container freight crisis requires new approaches to cash in on strong underlying demand
20th June 2021 by

  By John Richardson I MADE THE argument last Thursday that until or unless the world is fully ...

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Container freight crisis could continue until or unless the developing world is fully vaccinated
17th June 2021 by

By John Richardson IF YOU WANT to understand when container-freight chaos will fully come to an end,...

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The pandemic, climate change, plastic waste and the great divide: the world in 2025
13th June 2021 by

By John Richardson NOBODY SHOULD be surprised that the developing world has fallen behind in the bat...

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