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  • Despite global emissions continuing to rise, scientists and some climate leaders insist that we can still keep the Paris climate agreement alive and limit global warming to 1.5°C. Doing so, however, will require an unprecedented deployment of new technologies, infrastructure, and financing on a global scale – starting immediately.

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      The Other Game in Town

      Claudia Sahm dispenses with the widely held view that central banks alone are "in charge" of addressing price stability.
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      The Age of Big Shovels

      Daniel Yergin explains why demand will outstrip supply in the global push for net-zero emissions by mid-century.
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      The Truth About “India’s Moment”

      Irfan Nooruddin thinks the West has failed to get a proper read on the object of its latest strategic courtship.
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      Paris and the Fate of the Earth

      Peter Singer urges climate negotiators to back radical changes – including some easy ones – to save the planet.
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      Transforming Systems for Sustainability

      Neo Gim Huay highlights key principles for transforming food systems, energy use, and infrastructure.
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      Climate Systemic Risks Are Mounting

      Sheldon Whitehouse warns that the economic costs of global warming extend far beyond those associated with natural disasters.
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      The China Factor

      Lucie Qian Xia explains why the country is well positioned to lead the world in the transition to a net-zero economy.
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      The Geoengineering Question

      Claudia Wieners, et al. urge policymakers to encourage the balanced study of technologies that could block the sun’s rays.
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      Keeping Climate Justice Alive

      Joyce Banda explains why advanced economies must do more to finance adaptation and resilience in poor countries.
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      Financing Our Survival

      Vera Songwe explains what it will take to mobilize capital for the net-zero transition worldwide.
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      Chasing Water Security

      Giulio Boccaletti argues that providing this critical public good requires rediscovering the development lessons of the past.
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      Is AI a Climate Game-Changer?

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

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