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  1. hibrahimj1_Jorge FernándezLightRocket via Getty Images_mbororo woman Jorge Fernández/LightRocket via Getty Images

    The Best Way to Preserve Nature Is Also the Fairest

    Hindou Ibrahim notes that, with funding and land rights, indigenous peoples can do more than anyone to conserve biodiversity.
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    The Varieties of Climate Inequality

    Laura Chinchilla Miranda shows how climate change disproportionately disadvantages the already disadvantaged.
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    Will We Prosper, or Will We Disappear?

    Mohamed Nasheed explains what the international community must do to support climate-vulnerable developing countries.
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    What Climate Justice Means for Africa

    Mo Ibrahim shows how the international community is ignoring the continent's unique interests and constraints.
  5. op_fofack1_RAUL ARBOLEDAAFP via Getty Images_deforestation Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images

    Climate Injustice and the Curse of Illusory Growth

    Hippolyte Fofack shows why achieving global income convergence and sustainable development will require a new economic model.
  6. alpert1_Philipp von Ditfurthpicture alliance via Getty Images_g7climate Philipp von Ditfurth/picture alliance via Getty Images

    All Are Welcome at the Climate Club

    Avram Alpert & Dennis J. Snower explain why a new German-designed coordination framework can succeed where similar past efforts have failed.
  7. robinson15_Brook MitchellGetty Images_climate justice Brook MitchellGetty Images

    Climate Accountability Now

    Mary Robinson considers the steps that will be needed to redress the shortcomings of COP26 in Glasgow.
  8. simalabwi1RIJASOLOAFP via Getty Images_drought madagascar RIJASOLOAFP via Getty Images

    Righting the Injustice of Africa's Water Crisis

    Alex Simalabwi urges rich-country leaders to invest far more in water security across the continent.
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    Fighting Deforestation on the Ground

    Pedro Frizo writes that community-led organizations are critical to preserve threatened ecosystems like the Amazon.

The participation of developing-country media and commentators in this initiative is supported in part by The Open Society Foundations.

  1. neier64_ALEXANDER NEMENOVAFP via Getty Images_putinbrezhnev Alexander Nemenov/AFP via Getty Images

    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
  3. op_anheier13_CHRISTOF STACHEAFP via Getty Images_scholzbaerbockhabecklindner Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images

    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
  4. coyle29_ Frank Rumpenhorstpicture alliance via Getty Images_chatgpt Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images

    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
  5. nye238_Kevin DietschGetty Images_biden kishida Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
  6. zhang59_JADE GAOAFP via Getty Images_chinahousing Jade Gao/AFP via Getty Images

    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

  8. boly1_Giovanni MereghettiUCGUniversal Images Group via Getty Images_agriculture rwanda Giovanni Mereghetti/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
  9. borrell19_ FADEL SENNAAFP via Getty Images_ukrainewar Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images

    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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