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  1. kenewendo4_Mario TamaGetty Images_islandclimatechange Mario Tama/Getty Images

    The Case for Mission-Driven Climate Finance

    Bogolo Kenewendo argues that Africa has the ideas, ambition, and capacity to implement green solutions – just not the funding.
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    Official Development Assistance Must Recognize Countries’ Vulnerabilities

    Patrick Guillaumont, et al. urge multilateral lenders to consider countries’ structural vulnerabilities when allocating funds.
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    Realizing the Potential of the Climate Loss and Damage Fund

    Monique Barbut & Robert R. Filipp argue that embracing major policy innovations would be more effective than adopting a project-based model.
  4. mazzucato61_ Leon NealGetty Images_UKlabourgreen Leon Neal/Getty Images

    A Progressive Green Growth Narrative

    Mariana Mazzucato offers a multi-pronged argument to counter the claim that fighting climate change is economically burdensome.
  5. pickles1_Oliver Llaneza HesseConstruction PhotographyAvalonGetty Images_chilelithium Oliver Llaneza Hesse/Construction Photography/Avalon/Getty Images
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    Europe’s Flawed Approach to Critical Minerals

    Sophia Pickles explains why the European Union's claims that its strategy will “add value” for local communities mean little.
  6. macron7_Alexis RosenfeldGetty Images_coralreef Alexis Rosenfeld/Getty Images

    The Pillars of Green Wisdom

    Emmanuel Macron sets out the main priorities for international climate policy between now and 2050.
  7. rajan80_BRENDAN BANNONAFP via Getty Images_climaterefugees Brendan Bannon/AFP via Getty Images

    Justice for Climate Migrants

    Sameh Shoukry & Amy E. Pope urge leaders to take a holistic approach to addressing the sharp increase in weather-related displacement.
  8. brown100_ LUIS TATOAFP via Getty Images_williamrutoclimate Luis Tato/AFP via Getty Images

    The Global North Must Follow the Global South’s Lead

    Gordon Brown urges high-income countries to fund the ambitious climate reforms proposed by a new crop of global leaders.
  9. berglof36_Jeff J MitchellGetty Images_miamottley Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

    The Promise and Peril of Decarbonization

    Erik Berglöf outlines steps that governments and multilateral lenders could take to reach net-zero emissions.

The participation of developing-country media and commentators in this initiative is supported in part by The Open Society Foundations.

  1. reedlangen6_Leon NealGetty Images_UKsupremecourt Leon Neal/Getty Images

    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
  2. lawson2_JEKESAI NJIKIZANAAFP via Getty Images_cash transfer JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP via Getty Images

    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
  3. roach162_Kevin DietschGetty Images_christopherwray Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
  4. ito35_KAZUHIRO NOGIAFP via Getty Images_jpan economy KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images

    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
  5. james215_Irina Gutyryak Getty Images_currencies Irina Gutyryak Getty Images

    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
  7. op_krastev3_Manu ReinoDeFodi Images via Getty Images_ukraineflag Manu Reino/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
  8. woods55_Jodi HiltonNurPhoto via Getty Images_polarization Jodi Hilton/NurPhoto via Getty Images

    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.

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