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Jules Kortenhorst

Jules Kortenhorst

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Jules Kortenhorst is CEO of RMI.

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  1. Clean Energy Has Won the Economic Race
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    Clean Energy Has Won the Economic Race

    Oct 25, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst highlights new research findings showing that renewables are poised to crush fossil fuels in the market.

  2. Greening the Hardest Sectors
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    Greening the Hardest Sectors

    Sep 27, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst explains what it will take to decarbonize traditionally hard-to-abate sectors of the global economy.

  3. The Mother of News Stories
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    The Mother of News Stories

    Apr 7, 2021 Jules Kortenhorst urges more support for reporting and analysis that improves the public's understanding of the climate crisis.

  4. The New Measure of Corporate Success
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    The New Measure of Corporate Success

    Mar 29, 2021 Michel Fredeau & Jules Kortenhorst say that CEOs who ignore decarbonization risk setting up their companies to fail in the net-zero economy.

  5. Climate Hope Is Back
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    Climate Hope Is Back

    Dec 28, 2020 Jules Kortenhorst & Andreas Kuhlmann see in the US election result a unique opportunity for concerted action by the world's leading economies.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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