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Solutions for Sustainable Development

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Efforts to combat climate change through sustainable development are as complex as they are important for the future of humanity. With US President Donald Trump seeking to reverse much of the recent progress toward averting a climate crisis, marshaling political support for sustainable growth strategies has become more necessary than ever. 


To that end, Project Syndicate has partnered with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network to provide a platform for leading thinkers at the intersection of business and climate action. Only through debate and dialogue can we arrive upon the innovative solutions needed to tackle the most vexing challenge of the twenty-first century.

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    The Amazon and You

    Richard N. Haass

    Sovereignty entails obligations as well as rights, and where compliance cannot be induced, pressure must be applied. And though positive incentives to encourage and enable compliance would be preferable, Brazil's government is showing that there must be sticks where carrots are not enough.

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    The Meritocracy Muddle

    Eric Posner

    Although populism in Western democracies is nothing new, resentment toward elites and experts has certainly been on the rise. Does this trend reflect a breakdown in the system, or a system that is actually working too well?

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