The transition to renewables has the power to reshape geopolitical alignments as many countries become more energy independent. Policing energy choke points, using political capital to cover for dubious regimes, and catering for volatile energy prices could become redundant. There…

The number of coronavirus cases reported in India since the start of the pandemic has exceeded 20 million. It came as the health ministry announced more than 300,000 infections for the 13th straight day. And with nearly 3,500 deaths in…