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Next year offers two great opportunities for nature and climate. The second (26th) Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), known as COP26, will take place in Glasgow, UK, in November to discuss how to make global progress on climate change. The international community has also agreed on a new Paris-style agreement for nature, called the Global Framework for Biodiversity after 2020. [Sources: 4] At a time when the planet is facing an interconnected health, climate and nature crisis, the UK Presidency of UNFCCC COP26 offers an unprecedented opportunity for British leadership on

Established in April 2020, China Research Group (CRG) is now working as a research centre for Sino-British relations in the wake of increasing China’s assertiveness and nationalistic sentiments of the Communist Party of China. The CRG has been founded by Conservative MPs of the UK’s Tory party to promote a new debate and come up with better policies for UK-China relations. The group is led by Tom Tugendhat MP who also heads the Foreign Affairs Select Committee of UK and Neil O’Brian, the MP for Harborough and former director of the Policy Exchange think tank. Other members of the CRG

Bang the drums. Gird up your loins. The trade war is hotting up. If you’re interested and invested in Chinese tech, you need to prepare yourselves for any one of many difficult possibilities that lie ahead. The U.S. and Chinese governments have been at each other’s throats since 2018. Presidents of each country increased tariffs on imported goods. They slowed down the other’s economy. We felt the consequences on a global scale. Woven into this contentious narrative is the issue of data privacy within certain Chinese-based apps like TikTok. To make matters worse, this happened after intellectual property theft from