How the Race for Renewable Energy is Reshaping Global Politics – Inside Climate News

Written by Leslie Hook and Henry Sanderson

The world’s transition to clean energy is gathering speed. But will it produce a kind of clean energy realpolitik, with countries vying for advantage, or a more utopian future that reduces conflict?

While the world was locked down by coronavirus last year, Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, was on the move. The billionaire mining magnate and his entourage toured 47 countries over five months, managing to convince some of them to open their borders to the delegation despite the pandemic.

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