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Werner Hoyer

Werner Hoyer

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Werner Hoyer is President of the European Investment Bank.

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  1. Werner Hoyer on REPower EU, climate adaptation, clean-tech innovation, and more
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    Werner Hoyer on REPower EU, climate adaptation, clean-tech innovation, and more

    Sep 20, 2022 Werner Hoyer emphasizes that European investments in LNG and pipeline gas are only a stopgap, views green hydrogen as central to a mutually beneficial partnership between Africa and Europe, touts the importance of modern financial instruments to mobilizing private capital in the fight against climate change, and more.

  2. Climate Consensus in the Middle East
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    Climate Consensus in the Middle East

    May 23, 2022 Werner Hoyer wants to take advantage of a rare area of agreement in the region to advance green projects and investments.

  3. Decarbonization Is Now a Strategic Imperative
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    Decarbonization Is Now a Strategic Imperative

    Apr 27, 2022 Josep Borrell & Werner Hoyer offer a blueprint for reducing Europe's dependence on Russian energy as fast as possible.

  4. A Capital-Markets Union Is the Key to Greening Europe
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    A Capital-Markets Union Is the Key to Greening Europe

    Nov 15, 2021 Christian Sewing & Werner Hoyer explain why further economic integration is crucial for achieving broader economic development goals.

  5. Restoring Citizens' Trust on Climate Change
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    Restoring Citizens' Trust on Climate Change

    Oct 27, 2021 Werner Hoyer shares disturbing findings from the European Investment Bank's annual international survey.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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