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Lili Fuhr

Lili Fuhr

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Lili Fuhr is Director of the Fossil Economy Program at the Center for International Environmental Law.

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  1. The Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Obstructionist Climate-Change Tactics
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    The Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Obstructionist Climate-Change Tactics

    Aug 24, 2023 Lili Fuhr urges policymakers to prevent the development and deployment of dubious remedies for global warming.

  2. Debunking Solar Geoengineering
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    Debunking Solar Geoengineering

    Dec 9, 2022 Lili Fuhr argues that solar geoengineering is no substitute for phasing out fossil fuels.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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