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Mónica Araya

Mónica Araya

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Mónica Araya is Executive Director for International Affairs at the European Climate Foundation.

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  1. Mónica Araya on electric vehicles, US climate policy, the EU-Mercosur trade deal, and more
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    Mónica Araya on electric vehicles, US climate policy, the EU-Mercosur trade deal, and more

    Sep 12, 2023 Mónica Araya welcomes progress toward zero-emission transport, laments the fossil-fuel industry’s outsize influence over governments everywhere, argues that European climate action should be based on a people-centered political narrative, and more.

  2. The Internal Combustion Bust
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    The Internal Combustion Bust

    Sep 29, 2020 Mónica Araya anticipates accelerating progress toward zero-emissions transportation in the post-pandemic era.

  3. An Interview with Mónica Araya
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    An Interview with Mónica Araya

    Sep 15, 2020 Mónica Araya calls for an intersectional approach to climate action, assesses Joe Biden’s climate proposal, and proposes how to clean up road transport.

  4. The Latest Climate Science Must Mobilize Us, not Paralyze Us
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    The Latest Climate Science Must Mobilize Us, not Paralyze Us

    Oct 8, 2018 Mónica Araya & Carlos Manuel Rodriguez urge greater ambition by policymakers in response to the IPCC's dire new conclusions about global temperature.

  5. A World Without Exhaust Pipes
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    A World Without Exhaust Pipes

    Oct 9, 2017 Mónica Araya calls on governments to strengthen incentives to complete the transition to electric mobility.

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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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