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Maxwell Gomera

Maxwell Gomera

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Maxwell Gomera, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Rwanda, is a senior fellow of Aspen New Voices.

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  1. Is AI a Climate Game-Changer?
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    Is AI a Climate Game-Changer?

    Sep 11, 2023 Nicholas Agar, et al. consider what role the technology could play in humanity's response to the climate crisis.

  2. How AI Can Even the Climate Playing Field
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    How AI Can Even the Climate Playing Field

    Jun 8, 2023 Maxwell Gomera shows how artificial intelligence can strengthen low-income countries' hand in global negotiations.

  3. Africa Needs Carbon Markets
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    Africa Needs Carbon Markets

    Jun 16, 2022 Ahunna Eziakonwa & Maxwell Gomera show why establishing a proven climate-finance mechanism is essential to the continent's green transition.

  4. Measuring What Matters
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    Measuring What Matters

    Apr 27, 2021 Maxwell Gomera touts a new index to help governments promote a green and inclusive post-pandemic recovery.

  5. What’s Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments?
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    What’s Wrong with Environmental Impact Assessments?

    Jun 13, 2019 Maxwell Gomera calls for a clear framework for regulating the technical experts who evaluate infrastructure projects.

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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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