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  • July 30
    Green Recovery Know-How From the Nordics

    Green Recovery Know-How From the Nordics

    Nordic countries are well recognized for combining healthy economic growth with strong social and environmental policies. What's their secret to a green recovery?

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  • July 28
    World Leaders Must Play Their Part in Rethinking Trade so It Can Help Us “Build Back Better”

    World Leaders Must Play Their Part in Rethinking Trade so It Can Help Us “Build Back Better”

    While the question of who will lead the WTO is important, political leaders must also renew their commitment to working together if trade is to contribute to a more equitable, sustainable, and resilient world.

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  • July 27
    Solving Our Food Crisis Requires a Fundamental Transformation of the System

    Solving Our Food Crisis Requires a Fundamental Transformation of the System

    Global food supply is at an all-time high, yet so is hunger and malnutrition. The right policy changes can account for such complexity and set us on a sustainable path, but we must act now.

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  • July 22
    Sustainability-linked Bonds: A new way to finance COVID-19 stimulus

    Sustainability-linked Bonds: A new way to finance COVID-19 stimulus

    Sustainability-linked bonds can play a vital role for investors seeking to allocate capital toward COVID-19-related relief or recovery measures.

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  • July 15
    G20 Recovery Packages Benefit Fossil Fuels More Than Clean Energy

    G20 Recovery Packages Benefit Fossil Fuels More Than Clean Energy

    Are we building back better? EnergyPolicyTracker.org features weekly updated analysis of COVID-19 policy responses from a climate and energy perspective.

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  • July 3
    The USMCA Is Now in Force: How will it impact North American trade policy?

    The USMCA Is Now in Force: How will it impact North American trade policy?

    The new accord governs a multi-trillion dollar market and is expected to face heavy scrutiny within the three countries, especially during a U.S. election year.

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  • June 23
    What Trump's Latest EPA Rollbacks Can Teach Us About the Importance of Co-Benefits

    What Trump's Latest EPA Rollbacks Can Teach Us About the Importance of Co-Benefits

    A recent ruling on how the EPA regulates mercury could have wide-ranging impacts on U.S. citizens and the environment.

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  • June 19
    Environmentalists Should Pay Close Attention to the Racial Justice Movement

    Environmentalists Should Pay Close Attention to the Racial Justice Movement

    There are parallels and overlaps between climate justice and racial justice, as well as many lessons the climate movement can learn from this global moment of reckoning.

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  • June 11
    The U.K.’s Global Tariff: A new broom sweeps green?

    The U.K.’s Global Tariff: A new broom sweeps green?

    In liberalizing the trade of dozens of environmental goods, the U.K. signals its commitment to tackling climate change. But is this enough?

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  • June 9
    The Environmental Consequences of COVID-19 in Fragile States

    The Environmental Consequences of COVID-19 in Fragile States

    The COVID-19 pandemic could have severe impacts on the environment in fragile states, compounding the challenges faced by their governments and their populations. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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