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Andrew Steer

Andrew Steer

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Andrew Steer is President and CEO of the Bezos Earth Fund.

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  1. Dread or Hope at COP27?
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    Dread or Hope at COP27?

    Nov 8, 2022 Andrew Steer & Kelly Levin think both perspectives are needed to build more momentum toward achieving net-zero emissions.

  2. Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait
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    Why Disaster Preparedness Cannot Wait

    Jun 26, 2020 Jagan Chapagain & Andrew Steer urge rich-world governments to ramp up investments that boost poorer countries' resilience to future threats.

  3. A New Hope for US Climate Action
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    A New Hope for US Climate Action

    Dec 10, 2019 Jules Kortenhorst & Andrew Steer argue that efforts by America's cities, states, and businesses are no substitute for federal leadership.

  4. The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

    The Changing Landscape of Forest Management

    Apr 7, 2014 Andrew Steer & Paul Bulcke show how technology-driven transparency is aiding sustainability in a crucial area.

  5. King Coal’s Climate Challenge
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    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.

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    America’s Industrial Policy Is Counterproductive

    Anne O. Krueger laments that the Biden administration is adding red tape to an inefficient subsidy program.
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    Who Gets Squeezed by Austerity?

    Christy Braham urges governments to reject calls for budget cuts and invest in the welfare of billions of vulnerable workers.
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    America’s Financial Regulatory System Is Still Broken

    Howard Davies

    When a bank fails in the United States, questions about who is to blame are often directed at many different regulatory agencies, because the system is complex and hard for outsiders to understand. In the wake of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, the case for an overhaul could not be stronger.

    laments that the post-2008 Dodd-Frank reforms left in place a framework riddled with structural shortcomings.
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    The Water Crisis Is a Vital Investment Opportunity

    Ambroise Fayolle & Henk Ovink calls for new thinking about how we value the planet’s most important natural resource.
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    PS Events: What Economics Is Missing

    PS editors present the What Economics is Missing event.
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    Hell in the Holy Land

    Carl Bildt fears that the stage is set for another major violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
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    The Fed Must Not Flinch

    Michael R. Strain

    The failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank are significant market events. But, given an overheated labor market and 1970s-like inflation, if the Fed cannot see the whites of the eyes of a systemic banking crisis, then it must move aggressively on the inflation front.

    urges the US central bank to continue raising interest rates, despite signs of financial-sector fragility.
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    Reimagining Development

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that grassroots engagement and social enterprise are crucial to achieving countries' aspirations.
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    What the World Bank Can Do About Climate Change

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg explains how the institution can maximize its contribution to the global net-zero agenda.

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