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Giulio Boccaletti

Giulio Boccaletti

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Giulio Boccaletti, Scientific Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, is the author of Water: A Biography (Pantheon Books, 2021) and Siccità (Mondadori, 2023).

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  1. The AI Revolution in Climate Science
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    The AI Revolution in Climate Science

    Jan 8, 2024 Giulio Boccaletti shows how neural networks and new data sources are fundamentally changing the way we understand our planet.

  2. Chasing Water Security
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    Chasing Water Security

    Sep 11, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti argues that providing this critical public good requires rediscovering the development lessons of the past.

  3. In Defense of Nature-Based Carbon Markets
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    In Defense of Nature-Based Carbon Markets

    Apr 6, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti warns against allowing the perfect to become the enemy of the good in efforts to remove atmospheric carbon dioxide.

  4. The New European Frontier
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    The New European Frontier

    Jan 27, 2023 Giulio Boccaletti thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.

  5. Climate Science Meets Geopolitics
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    Climate Science Meets Geopolitics

    Jun 10, 2022 Giulio Boccaletti explains how new global rivalries will elevate and alter the uses of earth-science systems and programs.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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