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  1. Global Coal Hypocrisy

    Global Coal Hypocrisy

    Dec 3, 2021 Shashi Tharoor rejects the widespread criticism of India following the recent COP26 climate-change conference.

  2. Dethroning King Coal

    Dethroning King Coal

    Aug 6, 2013 Peter Singer on why the world needs to move away from coal.

  3. Secure your copy of PS Quarterly: Age of Extremes

    Secure your copy of PS Quarterly: Age of Extremes

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  4. Coal and Corruption

    Coal and Corruption

    Oct 16, 2014 Marina Lou shines a light on the coal industry's corrupting influence.

  5. King Coal’s Pyrrhic Victory

    King Coal’s Pyrrhic Victory

    Aug 4, 2010 Daniel Gros

  6. King Coal’s Climate Challenge

    King Coal’s Climate Challenge

    Nov 19, 2013 Andrew Steer provides a reality check on the climate-change implications of continued reliance on coal power.

  7. Chinese Coal Cuts

    Chinese Coal Cuts

    Apr 2, 2015 Mark L. Clifford praises the country's progress toward reducing carbon-dioxide emissions.

  8. Is SVB the Canary in the Coal Mine?

    Is SVB the Canary in the Coal Mine?

    Mar 14, 2023 Xavier Vives warns that the bank's sudden collapse points to a larger looming threat to financial stability.

  9. King Coal’s Climate Policy

    King Coal’s Climate Policy

    Oct 20, 2009 Jeffrey D. Sachs

  10. Africa Must Choose Renewables Over Coal

    Africa Must Choose Renewables Over Coal

    Feb 10, 2020 Carlos Lopes makes an economic case for speeding up the continent’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

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    A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism

    If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is that global challenges require global partnerships if they are to be conquered. International cooperation on vaccine production is perhaps the clearest example of this simple truth.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.

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