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Rachel Kyte, a former UN climate envoy, is Dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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  1. It’s the Energy System, Stupid
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    It’s the Energy System, Stupid

    Nov 8, 2022 Vanessa Nakate & Rachel Kyte trace the defining global crises of 2022 to the world’s dependence on fossil fuels.

  2. Greening the “Special Relationship”
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    Greening the “Special Relationship”

    Mar 2, 2021 Rachel Kyte, et al. explain why the United States and the United Kingdom must provide joint climate leadership this year.

  3. Climate Code Red
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    Climate Code Red

    Sep 19, 2019 Rachel Kyte says that a faster transition to clean energy is both necessary and possible.

  4. Building Climate Trust
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    Building Climate Trust

    Sep 23, 2015 Rachel Kyte urges rich countries to honor their promises to help the developing world fight climate change.

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    Tax the Rich to Save the Planet

    Owen Gaffney argues that reducing economic inequality is the key to strengthening democracy and mitigating climate change.
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    Is Globalization Over?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. explains why reports of the death of humanity's interdependence are greatly exaggerated.
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    Putin and Trump in the Dock?

    Jack Goldsmith explains the risks associated with pursuing criminal prosecutions against high-profile political figures.
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    The Great Revision

    Joschka Fischer examines the broader geopolitical restructuring that was triggered by Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
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    Why Inflation Persists

    Lars P. Feld

    What "Team Transitory" has missed in the inflation debate is that inflation tends to become persistent because of second-round effects. Not only have producer prices risen over the past year or so, but they also have not yet been fully passed through the value chain.

    navigates the complex array of factors that give rise to one of the biggest problems in macroeconomics.
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    Wanted: Vladimir Putin

    Antara Haldar explains why the International Criminal Court’s indictment is more than just a symbolic victory.
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    Here We Go Again?

    Fifteen years after the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered a devastating global financial crisis, the banking system is in trouble again. Central bankers and financial regulators each seem to bear some of the blame for the recent tumult, but there is significant disagreement over how much – and what, if anything, can be done to avoid a deeper crisis.

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    The Coming Doom Loop

    Nouriel Roubini warns that liquidity support will not be enough to prevent a deeper financial crisis and economic downturn.
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    Crises of Uncertainty

    Harold James fears the consequences of policymakers’ continual revision of economic and financial governance rules.

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