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By Project Syndicate - May 16,2021
By Deirdre Nansen McCloskey and Alberto MingardiCHICAGO/MILAN — As COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out, only some parts of the world can breathe a sigh of relief.
By Project Syndicate - May 15,2021
By Palitha Abeykoon, Maha El Rabbat and David NabarroGENEVA — As special envoys on COVID-19 for the director-general of the World Health Organisation, we have witnessed firsthand the intensity of the suffering caused by the pandemic, especially in poorer communities.
By Project Syndicate - May 10,2021
By Joseph E. Stiglitz and Lori WallachNEW YORK — The only way to end the COVID-19 pandemic is to immunise enough people worldwide. The slogan “no one is safe until we are all safe” captures the epidemiological reality we face.
By Project Syndicate - May 04,2021
By Paul Polman and Eva ZabeyLONDON/GENEVA — The planet’s ecosystems are nearing critical tipping points, with extinction rates 100-1,000 times higher than they were a century ago. Our current economic system has put natural resources under ever-increasing pressure.
By Project Syndicate - May 02,2021
By Jonathn Gruber and Simon JohnsonWASHINGTON, DC — Infrastructure is the name given to shared systems that underpin productivity and make it possible to create good jobs at high wages.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 28,2021
By Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng HONG KONG — Last week, the world marked the 51st Earth Day. This year’s theme — “Restore Our Earth” — was apt. As the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us, the effects of human activity on the planet do not respect borders.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 28,2021
By Sandra Breka and Brian Finlay BERLIN/WASHINGTON, DC — Last September, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, the General Assembly adopted a landmark declaration affirming a commitment to “mobilise resources” and “show unprecedented political will a
By Project Syndicate - Apr 28,2021
By Kalin Anev Janse and Anu BradfordNEW YORK — Europe continues to lead the world in climate action.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 24,2021
By Agnes Kalibata and Kristina SkierkaNAIROBI — The 17 members of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate generate around 80 per cent of global greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. That means they have the power to pull the brakes on the climate emergency.
By Project Syndicate - Apr 21,2021
By Ilona Szabo and Robert Muggah RIO DE JANEIRO — The Amazon Basin is fast approaching an irreversible tipping point.



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