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Nigel Topping is the United Kingdom's High-Level Climate Champion for COP26 in Glasgow.

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  1. No Net Zero Without Nature
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    No Net Zero Without Nature

    Jul 15, 2022 Nigel Topping, et al. warn that carbon-neutrality pledges are not being matched by commensurate action to protect biodiversity.

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    Can Gender Equality Be Saved?

    Khadyja Sy & Lindsay Glassco show how the pandemic has reversed progress for women and girls in Africa and elsewhere.
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    Holes in the Recession Story

    Jim O'Neill

    With surging inflation and a new war in Europe, the first half of 2022 was understandably gloomy for economies and financial markets around the world. But recent developments offer some hope that the prevailing pessimism may no longer be as warranted as it was a few months ago.

    gives four reasons for questioning whether economic forecasters' current pessimism is still justified.
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    Fixing Our Public-Health Data Problem

    William A. Haseltine emphasizes the high costs of not having standardized protocols for collecting and sharing clinical information.
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    Uzbekistan’s Good Crisis

    Djoomart Otorbaev urges the country’s government to recognize the real causes of recent protests in Karakalpakstan.
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    Taking Back the Ocean, Inc.

    Alexander Kozul-Wright accuses the United Nations of perpetuating policies that are destroying Earth’s largest biosphere.
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    The Clean-Energy Race Is On

    Gernot Wagner shows how America's landmark climate legislation will trigger a cascade of economic and environmental benefits.
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    The Afghan Abyss

    Brahma Chellaney views last year's disastrous US withdrawal as just the start of a long series of policy blunders.
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    Bystanders No More

    Peter Singer urges citizens of rich countries to pressure their governments to provide sufficient aid to the world's poor.
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    What Was Different About the Latest Gaza Fighting?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami assesses whether Hamas's growing pragmatism will enable the negotiation of a durable truce with Israel.

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