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Giulio Boccaletti

Giulio Boccaletti

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Giulio Boccaletti, Scientific Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, is the author of Water: A Biography (Pantheon Books, 2021) and Siccità (Mondadori, 2023).

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  1. The AI Revolution in Climate Science
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    The AI Revolution in Climate Science

    Jan 8, 2024 Giulio Boccaletti shows how neural networks and new data sources are fundamentally changing the way we understand our planet.

  2. Chasing Water Security
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    Chasing Water Security

    Sep 11, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti argues that providing this critical public good requires rediscovering the development lessons of the past.

  3. In Defense of Nature-Based Carbon Markets
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    In Defense of Nature-Based Carbon Markets

    Apr 6, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti warns against allowing the perfect to become the enemy of the good in efforts to remove atmospheric carbon dioxide.

  4. The New European Frontier
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    The New European Frontier

    Jan 27, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.

  5. Climate Science Meets Geopolitics
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    Climate Science Meets Geopolitics

    Jun 10, 2022 Giulio Boccaletti explains how new global rivalries will elevate and alter the uses of earth-science systems and programs.

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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.
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    Empowering the Pandemic Accord

    Gordon Brown warns that lies could undermine efforts to create a global pact for fighting infectious-disease outbreaks.
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    Will Europe Ever Get Serious About Defense?

    Daniela Schwarzer

    At this year’s Munich Security Conference, European leaders missed yet another opportunity to show how they plan to strengthen NATO’s European pillar and develop a robust European defense industry. Yet with the prospect of another Donald Trump presidency looming, there can be no room for such failures.

    laments the lack of a strong, coordinated message at the latest Munich Security Conference.
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    Rethinking Inequality in Latin America

    Ana María Ibáñez highlights new research showing that the problem is neither as predictable nor as static as many believe.
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    Africa’s Shifting Economic Paradigm

    Rabah Arezki urges policymakers to pursue reforms to promote competition and boost domestic consumption.

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