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Jules Kortenhorst

Jules Kortenhorst

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Jules Kortenhorst is CEO of RMI.

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  1. Clean Energy Has Won the Economic Race
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    Clean Energy Has Won the Economic Race

    Oct 25, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst highlights new research findings showing that renewables are poised to crush fossil fuels in the market.

  2. Greening the Hardest Sectors
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    Greening the Hardest Sectors

    Sep 27, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst explains what it will take to decarbonize traditionally hard-to-abate sectors of the global economy.

  3. The Mother of News Stories
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    The Mother of News Stories

    Apr 7, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst urges more support for reporting and analysis that improves the public's understanding of the climate crisis.

  4. The New Measure of Corporate Success
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    The New Measure of Corporate Success

    Mar 29, 2021 Michel Fredeau & Jules Kortenhorst say that CEOs who ignore decarbonization risk setting up their companies to fail in the net-zero economy.

  5. Climate Hope Is Back
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    Climate Hope Is Back

    Dec 28, 2020 Jules Kortenhorst & Andreas Kuhlmann see in the US election result a unique opportunity for concerted action by the world's leading economies.

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    National Sovereignty’s Silver Lining

    Dani Rodrik

    Despite the dire predictions that have accompanied the decline of global governance, less international cooperation does not necessarily mean disaster. In fact, national governments can prioritize domestic prosperity and social cohesion over multilateralism without harming the global economy.

    explains how countries can help the global economy by pursuing their own economic-policy agendas.
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    Russia’s New Rasputin

    Nina L. Khrushcheva suggests that Yevgeny Prigozhin's escalating attacks on the country's elites reflect the regime's decadence.
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    Macron and the Future of Françafrique

    Hippolyte Fofack urges France to abandon its extractive colonial model as it seeks to rebalance relations with the continent.
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    The View from Poland

    Adam Michnik interviewed by Irena Grudzińska Gross

    Although Russia's war in Ukraine has galvanized Polish society and elevated the country's status internationally, it is also obscuring some deeply troubling domestic political developments. Whether liberal democracy will prevail over reactionary authoritarianism in Poland is now an open question.

    about recent domestic and geopolitical developments that will shape the country's future.
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    Nationalists Abroad

    Ian Buruma explains how displacement can make expatriates and minorities more susceptible to extremist ideologies.
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    All Talk, No Dialogue on Asian Security

    Richard Maude considers the implications of the complete collapse of defense diplomacy between the US and China.
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    How AI Can Even the Climate Playing Field

    Maxwell Gomera shows how artificial intelligence can strengthen low-income countries' hand in global negotiations.
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    Strengthening the Global Balance Sheet

    Olivia White, et al. outline four medium-term scenarios for the world economy, each implying dramatically different outcomes.
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    The Ukraine-Russia Culture War

    Yuriy Gorodnichenko & Ilona Sologoub survey the heated battles that have been playing out far from the physical battlefield.

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