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Insane Trade

Insane Trade is a short video which points out that some commodities are sold and transported in roughly equal amounts between nations eg the US exports and imports roughly the same amount of potatoes. The conversation around why can cover topics such as labour costs, land costs, taxes, etc, how they vary across the globe […]

Trade war imperils Amazon rainforest

One for the Geographers and Economists? Without any intervention, the knock-on effects of the US-China trade war will annihilate an area of the Amazon rainforest the size of Greece. Rainforests are not just biodiverse and awe-inspiring, they are a carbon sink and a climate regulator. ContributorMatt CarmichaelResource URL