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    Climate Consensus in the Middle East

    Werner Hoyer

    The Middle East will face its own unique set of challenges in the age of climate change, from changing rainfall patterns and water scarcity to heatwaves and wildfires. While most of the region recognizes the need for more investment to tackle these issues, closer cross-border cooperation will also be necessary.

    wants to take advantage of a rare area of agreement in the region to advance green projects and investments.
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    A New Model for African Health

    Mariana Mazzucato & Vera Songwe

    Despite inadequate international support and a lack of access to COVID-19 vaccines, African governments and regional institutions have acquitted themselves well in responding to the pandemic. The task now is to build on these successes, making “health for all” an overarching whole-of-government priority.

    propose a new holistic approach to designing policies, directing innovation, and investing in people.
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What’s the Endgame in Ukraine?

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  1. Anders Åslund Anders Åslund ,
  2. Pascal Boniface Pascal Boniface ,
  3. Anastasia Edel Anastasia Edel ,
  4. Charles Tannock Charles Tannock

Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.

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Europe’s Energy Reckoning

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  1. Simon Johnson,
  2. Ana Palacio,
  3. Hans-Werner Sinn,
  4. Dalia Marin,
  5. Andrés Velasco,
  6. Marcelo Tokman,
  7. Karsten Neuhoff,
  8. Isabella M. Weber

The ongoing war in Ukraine has prompted growing calls for European governments to halt imports of Russian hydrocarbons immediately. But, especially when it comes to natural gas, is Europe willing to bear the costs of such a dramatic shift?

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Is the US Dollar’s Global Hegemony at Risk?

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  1. Barry Eichengreen,
  2. Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan ,
  3. Paola Subacchi,
  4. Yu Yongding

Predicting the end of the greenback’s international dominance has long been a popular, if fruitless, pastime. But, with the recent freezing of much of Russia’s foreign-exchange reserves triggering fresh speculation about alternatives to the dollar, we asked PS commentators whether this time might be different.

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Climate Consensus in the Middle East

Werner Hoyer

The Middle East will face its own unique set of challenges in the age of climate change, from changing rainfall patterns and water scarcity to heatwaves and wildfires. While most of the region recognizes the need for more investment to tackle these issues, closer cross-border cooperation will also be necessary.

wants to take advantage of a rare area of agreement in the region to advance green projects and investments.
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