EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
Sometimes known as the sirocco, haboob, yellow dust, white storm or harmattan, the phenomenon that engulfs everything in its path can be a costly disaster.
Though always mindful of navigating the influences of Russia and China, Ulaanbaatar has completed a three-month campaign to foster closer ties with various nations, including France and the US.
Stepping up consignments to help feed China’s huge population would boost the undiversified economy, but might cause unacceptable hardship at home.
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China on October 17 for a two day visit, his second trip abroad since the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant for Putin’s arrest in March kidnapping Ukrainian children.
Progress also made on deal for uranium cooperation.
Russia is strategically seeking to diversify its trade partnerships, aiming to replace lost European trade with new allies in the east. Russia has long-standing ties with Mongolia, which has grown in importance since the start of the G7 sanctions.
High gas prices, China slowdown and shifts in industrial production contribute to slower growth in Central Europe.