Frederick Kuo is a UCLA graduate, real estate brokerage owner and published writer based in San Francisco, California. His writing focuses on socio-economic issues, geopolitics, culture and people pieces and has been published on reputable publications such as the San Francisco Examiner, Quartz, The South China Morning Post, Asia Times, The Diplomat, Citymetric and many others. His published articles are stored on amberpen.com.
A pressing need to feed a big population with little agricultural land and shirking fish stocks could spur innovation.
While banks back away from coal, political and safety concerns about nuclear power are pushing Tokyo towards it.
It is one thing to be in possession of an unrivalled deposit of unmined ore, and quite another to unlock its vast potential.
Joseph Kabila’s power grab and violence in Congo may disrupt China’s vital cobalt supply.