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Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

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Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of S&P Global, is the author of The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Penguin, 2021) and the co-author of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (Free Press, 2002), which was made into a PBS/BBC series of which he was executive producer.

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  1. The Age of Big Shovels
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    The Age of Big Shovels

    Sep 11, 2023 Daniel Yergin explains why demand will outstrip supply in the global push for net-zero emissions by mid-century.

  2. The Energy Transition Confronts Reality
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    The Energy Transition Confronts Reality

    Jan 23, 2023 Daniel Yergin sees four major challenges that will complicate a full-scale shift away from hydrocarbons.

  3. The Gorbachev Diagnosis
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Oct 5, 2022 Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.

  4. The New-Style Energy Crisis
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    The New-Style Energy Crisis

    Jul 22, 2022 Daniel Yergin interviewed by Project Syndicate about the present and future of commodities following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

  5. The Energy Crisis Will Deepen
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    The Energy Crisis Will Deepen

    Jul 11, 2022 Daniel Yergin identifies five factors that could contribute further to current supply shortages and drive prices higher.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

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    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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