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Giulio Boccaletti

Giulio Boccaletti

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Giulio Boccaletti, an honorary research associate at the University of Oxford’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, is a visiting senior fellow at the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change and the author, most recently, of Water: A Biography (Pantheon, 2021).

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  1. 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.

  2. Environmentalism After Ukraine
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    Environmentalism After Ukraine

    Mar 16, 2022 Giulio Boccaletti explains why the erosion of the international order will force a reconsideration of fundamental principles.

  3. The New Land Economy
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    The New Land Economy

    Feb 11, 2022 Giulio Boccaletti explains why one of the oldest forms of capital will have to be reconsidered in the age of climate change.

  4. An Interview with Giulio Boccaletti

    An Interview with Giulio Boccaletti

    Nov 2, 2021 Giulio Boccaletti challenges the notion of “efficient authoritarianism,” shows why the US must become an environmental republic, and cites human migration as one of the biggest risks implied by climate change.

  5. When the Political Levee Breaks
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    When the Political Levee Breaks

    Sep 6, 2021 Giulio Boccaletti considers the deeper institutional implications of recent climate-driven disasters in rich countries.

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    Britannia Deranged

    Jacob Soll explores UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s 2012 manifesto and its incoherent vision of capitalism.
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    Research Ethics and Non-Human Subjects

    Peter Singer highlights an appalling recent article that Springer Nature should retract under its new guidance for authors.
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    How to Settle the Great Chess Cheating Scandal

    Kenneth Rogoff explains how a suspiciously successful young upstart can prove that he is for real.
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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

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    Given the complexities of modern markets, economies, and legal regimes, new levies on energy companies will always run into implementation problems. To prevent supply shortages and other disastrous unintended consequences, policymakers must proceed with caution and coordinate across borders.

    consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.

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