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Laurence Tubiana

Laurence Tubiana

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2 videos & podcasts

Laurence Tubiana, a former French ambassador to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is CEO of the European Climate Foundation and a professor at Sciences Po, Paris.

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  1. What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Jun 24, 2024 Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.

  2. Taxing Polluters Is the Key to Climate Justice
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    Taxing Polluters Is the Key to Climate Justice

    Apr 9, 2024 Laurence Tubiana makes the case for new levies to finance green investments in developing countries.

  3. The IMF Needs to Lead on Climate Finance
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    The IMF Needs to Lead on Climate Finance

    Dec 15, 2023 Laurence Tubiana & Kevin P. Gallagher show why the Fund must play a vital role in closing the gaps left by the latest UN Climate Change Conference.

  4. The Populist Climate Threat
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Sep 30, 2022 Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.

  5. Europe and the New Non-Alignment
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Sep 23, 2022 Laurence Tubiana sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.

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    Supporting Sexual and Reproductive Health Is Good Business

    Natalia Kanem argues that investing in employees’ well-being will help companies attract and retain top talent.
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    Can Democracy Win in 2024?

    Chris Patten highlights the challenges mainstream parties face as they try to boost growth and improve public services.
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    Finding a New French Majority

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses what must happen to form a stable government after an election that produced a hung parliament.
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    Industrial Policy Is Back. Now What?

    How to design effective industrial policies has suddenly become a hot – and divisive – topic among economists and policymakers. Even those who agree that governments should intervene in the economy to bolster productivity, increase competitiveness, and tackle social and environmental challenges differ sharply on the details.

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    The Big Picture

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    The Way Forward for Ukraine’s Economy

    Joseph E. Stiglitz & Andrew Kosenko

    With sufficient assistance from the West, Ukraine will prevail over its much larger and richer authoritarian neighbor. But to enjoy the fruits of victory, it will have to move faster in its transition from a post-communist oligarchy, while being careful to resist the siren call of free-market fundamentalism.

    offer a roadmap for guiding the country's recovery and reconstruction during and after the war.
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    Rich Countries Must Meet Their Biodiversity Financing Pledges

    Mary Robinson urges international policymakers to use the upcoming COP16 summit to close the nature-finance gap.
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    Inequality Spurs Democratic Backsliding

    Susan Stokes shows that countries with fairer economies are less likely to succumb to authoritarian populism.
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    Bracing for a More Inflationary World

    Raghuram G. Rajan thinks central banks will remain under pressure to maintain tighter policies over the medium term.

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