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Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

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Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of S&P Global, is the author of The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Penguin, 2021) and the co-author of The Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (Free Press, 2002), which was made into a PBS/BBC series of which he was executive producer.

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  1. The Age of Big Shovels
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    The Age of Big Shovels

    Sep 11, 2023 Daniel Yergin explains why demand will outstrip supply in the global push for net-zero emissions by mid-century.

  2. The Energy Transition Confronts Reality
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    The Energy Transition Confronts Reality

    Jan 23, 2023 Daniel Yergin sees four major challenges that will complicate a full-scale shift away from hydrocarbons.

  3. The Gorbachev Diagnosis
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Oct 5, 2022 Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.

  4. The New-Style Energy Crisis
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    The New-Style Energy Crisis

    Jul 22, 2022 Daniel Yergin interviewed by Project Syndicate about the present and future of commodities following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

  5. The Energy Crisis Will Deepen
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    The Energy Crisis Will Deepen

    Jul 11, 2022 Daniel Yergin identifies five factors that could contribute further to current supply shortages and drive prices higher.

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    Carbon Credits Hold the Key to Combating Deforestation

    Roselyn Fosuah Adjei explains how nature-based offsets could help reduce emissions and benefit local communities.
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    Alexei Navalny Did Not Die for Nothing

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    The Russian opposition leader faced a dilemma that all dissenters in authoritarian states must grapple with: live in exile and fade into obscurity, or confront an oppressive regime and risk imprisonment and torture. Navalny’s choice – and the price he paid for making it – will inspire dissidents for generations to come.

    highlights the crucial role of political martyrs in inspiring resistance to oppressive regimes.
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    The Submergence of Emerging Markets

    Andrés Velasco worries that major middle-income economies are facing a prolonged slowdown, jeopardizing global convergence.
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    How AI Could Reshape Medicine

    Junaid Nabi highlights the new technology’s potential to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases.
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    Making Bretton Woods Work for Africa

    Hippolyte Fofack envisions a reformed global financial architecture that provides equal access to long-term patient capital.
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    Making Sense of Society

    Michael Spence considers why a healthy civil society is crucial to good governance and inclusive prosperity.
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    Shock Therapy Killed Navalny

    Antara Haldar argues that while Vladimir Putin bears responsibility, so do the economic policies that put him in power.
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    Putin’s Silk Road Around Sanctions

    Robin Brooks & Simon Johnson urge Europe and the G7 to stop the re-export of Western goods to Russia from Central Asia and the Caucasus.
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    To Fight Climate Change, End Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

    Günther Thallinger & Ludovic Subran urge policymakers to recognize the true costs of a policy that harms the planet and does not help the poor.

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