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Bogolo Kenewendo

Bogolo Kenewendo

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Bogolo Kenewendo is Special Adviser and Africa Director for the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.

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  1. The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance
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    The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance

    Feb 20, 2024 Bogolo Kenewendo argues that Africa has the ideas, ambition, and capacity to implement green solutions – just not the funding.

  2. How to Close Africa’s Climate-Finance Gap
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    How to Close Africa’s Climate-Finance Gap

    Sep 4, 2023 Mahmoud Mohieldin, et al. propose five ways to channel investment to the countries most vulnerable to the effects of global warming.

  3. The Climate-Security Failure
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    The Climate-Security Failure

    Mar 3, 2023 Bogolo Kenewendo warns that governments are not doing enough to address the biggest threat facing humanity today.

  4. The Key to Africa’s Economic Revolution
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    The Key to Africa’s Economic Revolution

    Jul 18, 2022 Bogolo Kenewendo argues that the world’s largest free-trade area will benefit the continent only if its people know about it.

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    History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson find policy lessons for the 2020s in the work of the early-nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo.
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    Trump and the Risk of a US Debt Default

    William L. Silber thinks the former president would be even more reckless if awarded another term this year.
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    Europe’s Red Tape Is Helping Russia

    Laurence Boone & Nicu Popescu

    The European Union’s cumbersome and narrowly defined regulations for public procurement and spending are not simply inadequate; they are dangerous. They weaken the bloc’s ability to protect itself from a broad range of Russian hybrid attacks while prolonging Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

    propose a European Defense Production Act to help fast-track processes for public procurement and spending.
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    What to Look for in Trump’s First Trial

    Eric Posner

    The intricate legal issues and colorful characters in Donald Trump's criminal trials will undoubtedly keep the media and the viewing public enraptured for months to come. But when it comes to the 2024 election, all that really matters is how the defendant appears to a narrow sliver of undecided voters.

    points out that optics, more than the law or the facts, will be what matters most for the election.
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    AI Holds the Key to Resilient Cities

    Justina Nixon-Saintil surveys the technology's foreseeable applications in promoting urban sustainable development.
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    How Risky Is Japan’s Monetary-Policy Normalization?

    Takatoshi Ito considers the implications of the central bank’s exit from negative interest rates and quantitative easing.
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    As Families Change, So Must the Safety Net

    Neha Bansal urges governments to implement policies that promote intergenerational integration and solidarity.
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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.
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    Globalization vs. Democracy

    Kaushik Basu highlights the contradictions and vulnerabilities inherent in the current international order.

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