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A high ambition coalition of the willing on climate change

Could a high ambition coalition of the willing on climate change get going with defining a global carbon budget and taking on their shares to it, while leaving the door open for other governments to join at a later date? Owen Bader, Alice Lepissier, and Alex Evans think so – and have developed a detailed quant model to show how it could work and what the decarbonisation costs and emissions trading revenue flows might be.

World Bank vs UNCTAD

Excerpt from the World Bank's just-published World Development Report 2010 (which this year takes climate change as its theme - overview pdf): Enshrining a...

Come on, NGOs, raise your game!

In comments on Jules's post on the Put People First march, the Bretton Woods Project's Peter Chowla takes me to task for what he argued was a sloppy and...

The Put People First march

People in the City are muttering about being invaded by a horde of Swampies this weekend, for the Put People First march. There's sure to be a lot of angry...

What’s happening in Poznan

Relatively little media coverage so far on the UN climate talks currently underway in Poznan - but that's not to say that nothing interesting is happening...

Burn Up

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zY__KBYJjMM] Freed from the nice-guy constraints of being Josh on the West Wing, Bradley Whitford was clearly having a...

Citizen Gore

Michael Tomasky has a thoughtful piece about Al Gore in the current New York Review of Books. He doesn't reckon there's much prospect of Gore running: When...

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Justice for All and the Economic Crisis

Justice for All and the Economic Crisis

As COVID-19 plunges the world into its most serious economic crisis for a century, a surge in demand for justice is inevitable. Businesses face bankruptcy – and whole industries may be insolvent. Similar pain is being felt in the public and non-profit sectors....

Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

Who Speaks for the Global South Recipients of Aid?

The murder of George Floyd and the resurfacing of the Black Lives Matter movement has led to heightened discussions on race in the international development sector. Aid practitioners in the North have not only condemned the systemic racism that they (suddenly) now see...