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Mónica Araya

Mónica Araya

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Mónica Araya is Executive Director for International Affairs at the European Climate Foundation.

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  1. Mónica Araya on electric vehicles, US climate policy, the EU-Mercosur trade deal, and more
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    Mónica Araya on electric vehicles, US climate policy, the EU-Mercosur trade deal, and more

    Sep 12, 2023 Mónica Araya welcomes progress toward zero-emission transport, laments the fossil-fuel industry’s outsize influence over governments everywhere, argues that European climate action should be based on a people-centered political narrative, and more.

  2. The Internal Combustion Bust
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    The Internal Combustion Bust

    Sep 29, 2020 Mónica Araya anticipates accelerating progress toward zero-emissions transportation in the post-pandemic era.

  3. An Interview with Mónica Araya
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    An Interview with Mónica Araya

    Sep 15, 2020 Mónica Araya calls for an intersectional approach to climate action, assesses Joe Biden’s climate proposal, and proposes how to clean up road transport.

  4. The Latest Climate Science Must Mobilize Us, not Paralyze Us
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    The Latest Climate Science Must Mobilize Us, not Paralyze Us

    Oct 8, 2018 Mónica Araya & Carlos Manuel Rodriguez urge greater ambition by policymakers in response to the IPCC's dire new conclusions about global temperature.

  5. A World Without Exhaust Pipes
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    A World Without Exhaust Pipes

    Oct 9, 2017 Mónica Araya calls on governments to strengthen incentives to complete the transition to electric mobility.

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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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