I’ve been trying to figure out a way of recommending this TriplePundit post without just repeating the whole thing … without success. So screw it:
BRICs – An acronym for "Brazil, Russia, India and China" refers to the emerging combination of economic power weilded by those four nations. An outstanding analysis on Z+Partners weblog sheds some light on the growing influence of this bloc of nations, the rise of potential conflicts with the G7 group, and various environmental scenerios. A key quote:
Perhaps the prospect of a massively destabilizing and massively expensive competition for oil with the BRICs will be the tipping point the finally pushes the U.S. toward a true green energy revolution.