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Sheldon Whitehouse

Sheldon Whitehouse

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Sheldon Whitehouse is a US Senator from Rhode Island.

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  1. Climate Systemic Risks Are Mounting
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    Climate Systemic Risks Are Mounting

    Sep 11, 2023 Sheldon Whitehouse warns that the economic costs of global warming extend far beyond those associated with natural disasters.

  2. The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure
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    The Case for Mandating Climate-Risk Disclosure

    Nov 24, 2022 Timothy Meyer, et al. defend the legal and economic justification for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed new rule.

  3. The Dark-Money Tipping Point
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    The Dark-Money Tipping Point

    Apr 19, 2021 Sheldon Whitehouse & Hank Johnson warn that a little-noticed case before the Supreme Court could be a coup for powerful corporate interests.

  4. America’s Captured Courts
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    America’s Captured Courts

    Nov 25, 2020 Sheldon Whitehouse shines a light on the dark money behind the US judiciary's rightward turn under Republican presidents.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

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    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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