All articles by Sebastian Shehadi

Sebastian Shehadi is political editor at Investment Monitor and a contributing writer for the New Statesman. He joined from the Financial Times, where he was an editor at fDi Magazine (undertaking dozens of high-profile interviews with the likes of Ban Ki-moon and Portuguese PM Antonio Costa). Sebastian's special interest include geopolitics, corrosive capital and emerging markets, and he has written for the FT, BBC, Sifted and Middle East Eye. Prior to his journalism career, he served as a political risk analyst at Citibank.

Sebastian Shehadi

“Reckless and irresponsible”: critics speak out against the UK’s U-turn on net-zero targets 

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has rowed back on UK net-zero targets, incurring the wrath of industry, charities and academics.

The top ten renewable energy companies investing in overseas projects

When assessing the top renewable energy companies investing overseas based on 2022 project numbers, Enel leads the way.

A map of Ukraine’s power stations and energy grid

Russia has stepped up its bombardment of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Here is a detailed and interactive map of the country’s power stations.

‘We have a ringtone for nuclear attack’: Is Ukraine on the verge of another Chernobyl?

Recent bombing at the Zaporizhzhia power plant has reignited fears of nuclear disaster in Ukraine. But how high is the risk?

‘I’d sleep in the office’: How heatwaves will leave European workplaces packed or deserted

As climate change raises temperatures, many buildings in the UK and Europe are simply not prepared. Spaces without cooling systems, be it an office or home, will become unusable.