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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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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Inflation pressures build on prolonged supply chain disruptions
8th June 2021 by

By John Richardson OK, I MAY have got this wrong. Inflation could be a bigger problem than I envisag...

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Demographics are reshaping petrochemicals trade flows, investment patterns and demand
23rd May 2021 by

  By John Richardson TEN YEARS AGO, fellow blogger Paul Hodges and I  first highlighted the le...

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China will create petrochemicals deflation with the only question being how
16th May 2021 by

By John Richardson THE FEEDBACK I have received on my series of posts about the potential for rapidl...

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Petrochemical buyers, after a very difficult pandemic, can gain from China-driven deflation
6th May 2021 by

By John Richardson BUYERS OF polypropylene (PP) and other polymers and petrochemicals have had an in...

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Middle East and Asia petchems need reinvention because of rising China self-sufficiency
4th May 2021 by

By John Richardson MIDDLE EAST, southeast Asian (SEA) and northeast Asia (NEA) ex-China petrochemica...

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Environmental crises: no “silver bullet” solution but petchems must get this right
29th April 2021 by

By John Richardson NO one-size-fits-all technological solution to the climate change and plastic was...

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