China is financing infrastructure projects around the world – many could harm nature and Indigenous communities
This mammoth effort could generate broad economic growth for the countries involved and the global economy. The World Bank estimates that recipient countries’ gross domestic product could rise by up to 3.4% thanks to Belt and Road financing.
COVID-19: which countries will be the next to see a big spike in cases?
Could we see further situations like those in India, with cases rapidly spiking and health systems being overwhelmed? The short answer, sadly, is yes.