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Werner Hoyer

Werner Hoyer

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Werner Hoyer is President of the European Investment Bank.

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  1. The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis
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    The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Crisis

    Dec 1, 2022 Seth Berkley & Werner Hoyer explain why global leaders must urgently introduce equitable pandemic-response mechanisms.

  2. Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make
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    Global Health Is the Best Investment We Can Make

    Nov 24, 2022 Werner Hoyer & Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stress the need for more spending and greater cooperation to regain progress reversed by the pandemic.

  3. Werner Hoyer on REPower EU, climate adaptation, clean-tech innovation, and more
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    Werner Hoyer on REPower EU, climate adaptation, clean-tech innovation, and more

    Sep 20, 2022 Werner Hoyer emphasizes that European investments in LNG and pipeline gas are only a stopgap, views green hydrogen as central to a mutually beneficial partnership between Africa and Europe, touts the importance of modern financial instruments to mobilizing private capital in the fight against climate change, and more.

  4. Climate Consensus in the Middle East
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    Climate Consensus in the Middle East

    May 23, 2022 Werner Hoyer wants to take advantage of a rare area of agreement in the region to advance green projects and investments.

  5. Decarbonization Is Now a Strategic Imperative
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    Decarbonization Is Now a Strategic Imperative

    Apr 27, 2022 Josep Borrell & Werner Hoyer offer a blueprint for reducing Europe's dependence on Russian energy as fast as possible.

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    Higher Immigration or Higher Interest Rates for America?

    Ricardo Hausmann & Dany Bahar explain why the persistence of Trump-era xenophobia among US policymakers could lead to economic stagnation.
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    Life, Liberty, and Lost Output

    Shang-Jin Wei considers the cost-benefit calculations fueling China’s protests against the government’s zero-COVID policy.
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    Iran’s Conservative Tightrope

    Djavad Salehi-Isfahani

    The Islamic Republic has been unable to quell the civil unrest that erupted three months ago, after Mahsa Amini died after being detained for violating hijab rules. While the regime has now abolished the morality police, the protesters have broadened their demands.

    explains why the country’s hardliners may no longer be able to force their will on the public.
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    The State Legacy of China’s Success

    Zhang Jun explains why Western scholars should pay more attention to the crucial role of the state.
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    What the COP15 Biodiversity Conference Must Do

    Juan Manuel Santos hopes world leaders will deliver a breakthrough for nature equivalent to the Paris climate agreement.
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    China’s Activist Shortage

    Yi Fuxian argues that decades of strict family-planning policies have effectively precluded a pro-democracy movement.
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    Disrupting the Disruptors

    Roger McNamee considers what new economic conditions mean for an industry whose growth (and misbehavior) defined an era.
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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.

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