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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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    America’s Childcare Is Unfit for the Postmodern Age

    Bruce Ackerman urges US President Joe Biden to put universal preschool at the center of his re-election campaign.
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    History Already Tells Us the Future of AI

    Daron Acemoglu & Simon Johnson find policy lessons for the 2020s in the work of the early-nineteenth-century economist David Ricardo.
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    Trump and the Risk of a US Debt Default

    William L. Silber thinks the former president would be even more reckless if awarded another term this year.
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    Europe’s Red Tape Is Helping Russia

    Laurence Boone & Nicu Popescu

    The European Union’s cumbersome and narrowly defined regulations for public procurement and spending are not simply inadequate; they are dangerous. They weaken the bloc’s ability to protect itself from a broad range of Russian hybrid attacks while prolonging Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.

    propose a European Defense Production Act to help fast-track processes for public procurement and spending.
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    What to Look for in Trump’s First Trial

    Eric Posner

    The intricate legal issues and colorful characters in Donald Trump's criminal trials will undoubtedly keep the media and the viewing public enraptured for months to come. But when it comes to the 2024 election, all that really matters is how the defendant appears to a narrow sliver of undecided voters.

    points out that optics, more than the law or the facts, will be what matters most for the election.
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    AI Holds the Key to Resilient Cities

    Justina Nixon-Saintil surveys the technology's foreseeable applications in promoting urban sustainable development.
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    How Risky Is Japan’s Monetary-Policy Normalization?

    Takatoshi Ito considers the implications of the central bank’s exit from negative interest rates and quantitative easing.
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    As Families Change, So Must the Safety Net

    Neha Bansal urges governments to implement policies that promote intergenerational integration and solidarity.
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    The Language of Political Control

    Robert Skidelsky views recent linguistic innovations as manipulative efforts to compel “correct” thought and perception.

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