Game theory can help explain why action on climate change has been slow, but as protests worldwide gain momentum and interest in climate change grows, we could be nearing a tipping point.
Swedish airlines are just the latest industry to feel the pinch from carbon conscious consumers, through "flygskam" (flight shame).
The e-commerce giant has a chequered history when it comes to climate change, but recent steps towards carbon reduction mean we see it as a future force for good.
The GDP impact of escalating trade tensions will be more severe on China but US consumers will pay as companies pass on higher costs.
Recent economic data from the UK has improved but signs are that this is due to stockpiling ahead of worries over potential Brexit disruption.