Population growth and economic expansion are on a trajectory to overwhelm nature, leading to biodiversity collapse.
Successfully mitigating climate change this century will take a joined up effort by all countries—rich, middle income and poor.
By siding with major food corporations over six Malian former child slaves who were seeking compensation under US tort laws, the US Supreme
It is imperative that the G20 finance ministers’ meeting in Venice this week act to provide the COVID-19 vaccines needed to achieve
With its fixation on equilibrium thinking and an exclusive focus on market factors that can be precisely measured, the neoclassical orthodoxy
Americans must constantly and critically question the breezy, arrogant belief that the United States is a most perfect union of freedom, democracy,
Investors wield huge power to change corporate agendas. As pressure builds for all players in business to tackle the climate change threat,
Despite the recent G7 agreement on corporate taxation, global leadership requires going beyond national interests to ensure that all countries
Rich-country governments should be prepared to invest an additional $1 trillion per year to boost growth and lay strong foundations for a
As countries around the world consider whether and how to raise their decarbonization ambitions under the Paris climate agreement, South Korea
As the pandemic recedes in the US, Jackson Hole Economics co-founders Alex Friedman and Larry Hatheway share personal thoughts on what they
The shortfall in global COVID-19 vaccine production could be closed if manufacturers around the world were granted access to the necessary
A range of countries are now asking their central banks to include risks from climate change in their list of responsibilities. Given how
Europe’s experience suggests that decarbonizing the power sector first, while sheltering industry from higher costs, can generate some modest
Europe, China and now the US – thanks to President Biden – are beginning to coordinate their actions to tackle climate change.
If we are truly going to ‘build back better,’ a smart start would be to introduce progressive green taxes.
Carbon pricing is an idea whose time has come. It is commendable that Joe Biden has begun to climb the climate mountain, but a shame he is
Ever wonder how humanity can create a circular economy in which production, distribution, consumption, and reuse of products and materials
The droughts, floods, and severe weather that come with climate change will leave the world’s poorest and most vulnerable even worse
Renewables have come a long way. Yet the best is still to come. Markets recognize the potential, as well as the destruction that creativity
For ESG investing to succeed, it needs recognition of its normative underpinnings and approaches that incorporate human, not algorithmic,
People all over the world are already losing their homes and livelihoods to deadly fires, floods, storms, and other disasters. With scientists
Shifting human behaviors to more sustainable outcomes can be informed by the targets we set for ourselves. Quality, not quantity, is the promise
In recent years, the world has made considerable progress in the fight against cholera. But, with climate change, urbanization, and population