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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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    Jun 22, 2022 Daniel Yergin about the present and future of commodities following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

  5. The Global Impact of US Shale
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    The Global Impact of US Shale

    Jan 8, 2014 Daniel Yergin traces the effects of America's shale-energy revolution on the balance of global economic and political power.

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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.
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    Killing Twitter

    Antara Haldar explains what Elon Musk fundamentally misunderstands about the platform – and about free speech.
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    The Napoleons of Big Tech

    Bill Emmott

    Recent events in the technology sector suggest that investors and lenders should be demanding a premium to cover the risk that a star entrepreneur will become an egomaniacal dictator. With each business cycle, it seems, old lessons must be relearned.

    sees in the industry’s harsh reckoning this year lessons that apparently can’t be learned often enough.
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    The Crypto Emperor’s New Clothes

    The collapse of several crypto platforms this year – including the spectacular crash of the second-largest cryptocurrency exchange, FTX – has raised fundamental questions about the credibility of a digital innovation once hailed as the key to democratizing finance. Has crypto finally been exposed as a scam, or will a new, stronger crypto industry emerge from the current turmoil?

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