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Lili Fuhr

Lili Fuhr

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Lili Fuhr is Deputy Director of the Climate and Energy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law.

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  1. Dismantling the Fossil-Fuel Economy at Stockholm+50
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    Dismantling the Fossil-Fuel Economy at Stockholm+50

    May 30, 2022 Nikki Reisch & Lili Fuhr urge participants at the Stockholm+50 conference to lay out a bold agenda for phasing out oil, gas, and coal.

  2. Managing Energy Crises in an Age of Climate Disruption
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    Managing Energy Crises in an Age of Climate Disruption

    Dec 10, 2021 Jörg Haas & Lili Fuhr argue that preventing large swings in fossil-fuel prices will require both demand and supply-side measures.

  3. The Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty
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    The Case for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Sep 16, 2021 Tasneem Essop & Lili Fuhr advocate for a new international legal instrument to manage the industry’s decline.

  4. Why the Plastic Crisis Matters
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    Why the Plastic Crisis Matters

    Nov 6, 2019 Froilan Grate & Lili Fuhr argue that climate change and the build-up of polymer waste are two sides of the same coin.

  5. A New Paradigm for Plastics
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    A New Paradigm for Plastics

    Mar 6, 2019 Lili Fuhr & Jane Patton argue that the prevailing focus on waste management is aggravating a growing environmental and health threat.

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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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