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Lili Fuhr

Lili Fuhr

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Lili Fuhr is Director of the Fossil Economy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law.

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  1. The Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Obstructionist Climate-Change Tactics
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    The Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Obstructionist Climate-Change Tactics

    Aug 24, 2023 Lili Fuhr urges policymakers to prevent the development and deployment of dubious remedies for global warming.

  2. Debunking Solar Geoengineering
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    Debunking Solar Geoengineering

    Dec 9, 2022 Lili Fuhr argues that solar geoengineering is no substitute for phasing out fossil fuels.

  3. Dismantling the Fossil-Fuel Economy at Stockholm+50
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    Dismantling the Fossil-Fuel Economy at Stockholm+50

    May 30, 2022 Nikki Reisch & Lili Fuhr urge participants at the Stockholm+50 conference to lay out a bold agenda for phasing out oil, gas, and coal.

  4. Managing Energy Crises in an Age of Climate Disruption
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    Managing Energy Crises in an Age of Climate Disruption

    Dec 10, 2021 Jörg Haas & Lili Fuhr argue that preventing large swings in fossil-fuel prices will require both demand and supply-side measures.

  5. The Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty
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    The Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Sep 16, 2021 Tasneem Essop & Lili Fuhr advocate for a new international legal instrument to manage the industry’s decline.

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    The Global Implications of EU Tariffs on Chinese EVs

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how higher levies will affect domestic consumers, Chinese producers, and other countries.
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    A Shining Example of Successful Multilateralism

    If the COVID-19 pandemic taught us anything, it is that global challenges require global partnerships if they are to be conquered. International cooperation on vaccine production is perhaps the clearest example of this simple truth.

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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.

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