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Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

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Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of S&P Global, is the author of The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Penguin, 2021) and the co-author of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (Free Press, 2002), which was made into a PBS/BBC series of which he was executive producer.

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  1. The Age of Big Shovels
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    The Age of Big Shovels

    Sep 11, 2023 Daniel Yergin explains why demand will outstrip supply in the global push for net-zero emissions by mid-century.

  2. The Energy Transition Confronts Reality
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    The Energy Transition Confronts Reality

    Jan 23, 2023 Daniel Yergin sees four major challenges that will complicate a full-scale shift away from hydrocarbons.

  3. The Gorbachev Diagnosis
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Oct 5, 2022 Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.

  4. The New-Style Energy Crisis
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    The New-Style Energy Crisis

    Jul 22, 2022 Daniel Yergin interviewed by Project Syndicate about the present and future of commodities following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

  5. The Energy Crisis Will Deepen
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    The Energy Crisis Will Deepen

    Jul 11, 2022 Daniel Yergin identifies five factors that could contribute further to current supply shortages and drive prices higher.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

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    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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