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Why more people are leasing electric vehicles in the U.S.

How a change in the incentives for electric vehicles encouraged more leases.
Assembly line workers assemble electric vehicles at the General Motors Detroit Hamtramck Assembly Plant in Hamtramck, Michigan.
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War and oil profits mean more investment in fossil fuels — and green energy

Feb 24, 2023
Oil giants are going to invest in more oil while also preparing for a greener future, says The Economist's Vijay Vaitheeswaran.
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Davos summit is starting. What's on the agenda?

Jan 17, 2023
Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor of The Economist, says the World Economic Forum's elite attendees will talk far-ranging issues like climate and inflation.
The logo of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. On the agenda is climate change, the war in Ukraine and other issues of global concern.
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Navigating 2023's global risks, from Russia to AI

Jan 5, 2023
Eurasia Group Founder Ian Bremmer talks through the consultancy's annual report of risks the world will face in the coming year.
Russia's increasingly rogue behavior tops the Eurasia Group's list of 2023's global risks. Artificial intelligence, China, and inflation are also make appearances.

Trade deals improve relations with U.S. allies — gradually

Mar 23, 2022
A new trade deal with the U.K. will erase Trump-era tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the U.S., and motorcycles and whiskey exported to the U.K.
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Is it a good time for business between the U.S. and China?

Aug 27, 2020
Some U.S. firms complain of retaliatory measures in China. But experts see long-term opportunity.
U.S. products used in a water-treatment system at a Chinese factory. The equipment is among the goods carrying extra Chinese tariffs.
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An oil well in North Dakota.
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