Global Affairs

More walls? Chinese interests protected by Pakistan

Featured image: Chinese and Pakistan border guards at Khunjerab Pass by Anthony Maw In the cold, arid air of Balochistan, things are starting to heat up. In the largest of Pakistan’s four provinces, the insurgency has been ongoing for many years, but only recently have the insurgents turned their anger towards China. In response to Read More…

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Trading Rainwater: China’s potential solution to water inequality

In the midst of a water-shortage crisis, Chinese towns traded rainwater on a state-run exchange this week. What could this tell us about the economics of climate change & sustainability? Chinese towns traded rainwater for the first time on a state-run exchange this week before being quickly resold at a 450% increase in price. Arriving Read More…