The Economist Asks: Is the United Nations fit for purpose?

The war in Ukraine has put the organisation’s founding principles and its authority on the line. Anne McElvoy asks Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the United States ambassador to the UN, how the Security Council can function in…
The Economist

Ukraine: war, refugees and an energy system under attack

How is Ukraine managing to keep electricity and heating supplies during the war? Government and industry chiefs address a World Economic Forum online event to explain the challenges and ask for help. As well as…
The World Economic Forum

How rising oil prices will change the world as we know It

As the war in Ukraine entered its third week, the price of a barrel of oil peaked at $130, its highest since 2008. The pain is already spreading around the world—to people who rely on…
Ones and Tooze
Agrifood Brief

Food security & the Ukraine war

With the looming threat of the Ukraine war on the world's food supply, the key theme of the week has been food security. Here, EURACTIV's agrifood team brings you up to speed on why stakeholders…
Agrifood Brief

How Putin’s war is shaping France’s election

Mark Leonard and senior policy fellow and head of ECFR´s Paris Office, Tara Varma, sat down in Paris to talk about how Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine is affecting France and the French presidential race.…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Can Russia’s economy survive?

Just two weeks after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine the conflict has already begun reshaping the world. The bombardment of Ukrainian cities has led to the deaths of thousands of civilians and forced millions to…
The Real Story

EU meets in Versailles over Ukraine and Russian embassies ‘retaliate’ after EU sanctions

This week, our Beyond the Byline podcast focuses on the informal summit of EU leaders this Thursday in Versailles. What can we expect from the meeting, and what options are the EU considering for the…
Beyond the Byline

War in Ukraine: reflections on the economic consequences for Russia

"Sergei Guriev joins us to discuss how the Russian invasion of Ukraine will affect the economies of Russia and the world. In this episode of the Sound of Economics Live Maria Demertzis and Guntram Wolff…
The Sound of Economics

The rising cost of Putin’s war

Tommy and Ben talk about Biden’s decision to ban Russian oil and gas imports, Congress’s proposed $12 billion package for Ukraine, the latest military movements, diplomatic efforts to end the war and Russia’s detention of…
Pod Save The World

What does banning Russian oil mean for the world?

US President Joe Biden has imposed a ban on Russian oil and gas. And the UK announced it will phase out imports of Russian oil by the end of the year. What are the consequences…

The war that opened Europe’s borders

It’s hard to convey just how fast and how much Europe has changed, including at its borders. More than a million people fled from Ukraine to the EU in just over a week. But in…

Climate of fear: the IPCC’s new report

A new report shows that climate change is already causing widespread, tangible damage, and argues that adaptation is now as important as mitigation
The Economist