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Nicholas Stern

Nicholas Stern

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Nicholas Stern, a former chief economist of the World Bank (2000-03) and co-chair of the international High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices, is Professor of Economics and Government and Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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  1. The Investment Imperative for the G7
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    The Investment Imperative for the G7

    Jun 9, 2021 Nicholas Stern sees the Cornwall summit as a vital opportunity to promote a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient recovery.

  2. Getting the Social Cost of Carbon Right
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    Getting the Social Cost of Carbon Right

    Feb 15, 2021 Nicholas Stern & Joseph E. Stiglitz urge the Biden administration to put a higher price on greenhouse-gas emissions than its predecessors.

  3. Sustainability’s Moment of Truth
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    Sustainability’s Moment of Truth

    Oct 4, 2019 Nicholas Stern warns that our future now depends on how much we reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in the next two decades.

  4. Keeping the Climate-Finance Promise
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    Keeping the Climate-Finance Promise

    Nov 12, 2015 Nicholas Stern charts the rich countries' progress toward helping the world's poor fight global warming.

  5. Africa’s Green Energy Opportunity
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    Africa’s Green Energy Opportunity

    Aug 5, 2015 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Nicholas Stern say that conditions are ripe to expand access to electricity while fighting climate change.

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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.
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    Hide the Swastikas

    Ian Buruma examines the renaissance and governing prospects of Europe’s far-right political parties.

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