Chile, home to the world’s largest lithium reserves, is showing how Latin America can embrace renewable energy without dependence on China.
Countries like Brazil and India pursue “active non-alignment” amid renewed great power rivalry, exerting influence in ways unthinkable before.
The Russia-Ukraine war has shown that non-alignment continues to be a popular choice for even democratic countries.
Foreign policy will be key to Lula cementing his legacy. His first task internationally is to strike a balance in relationships with China and the U.S., Brazil’s two foremost partners.
Brazil’s right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is a climate change skeptic. Deforestation has soared since he came into power.