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20 Jun2022

The Rich World’s Climate Hypocrisy

Published by Wall Street Journal

The developed world’s response to the global energy crisis has put its hypocritical attitude toward fossil fuels on display. Wealthy countries admonish developing ones to use renewable energy. Last month the Group of Seven went so far as to announce they would no longer fund fossil-fuel development abroad.

19 Jun2022

Fossil-fuel price spikes are causing pain but little climate payoff

Published by New York Post

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet we are no closer to solving climate change.

19 Jun2022

Fossil-fuel price spikes are causing pain but little climate payoff

Published by New York Post

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet we are no closer to solving climate change.

19 Jun2022

Fossil-fuel price spikes are causing pain but little climate payoff

Published by New York Post

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet we are no closer to solving climate change.

17 Jun2022

India way ahead of any income group country in reaching Sustainable Development Goals. Here's a look

Published by The Economic Times

The Covid-19 pandemic has whittled away two years of economic development. It has also made it difficult for countries worldwide to adhere to 2030 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets. The world pledged to, among other things, end extreme poverty, ensure universal healthcare and provide education for all children by 2030.

15 Jun2022

Biden administration may play a role in social media censorship on climate change

Published by FOX News

Bjorn Lomborg discussed the latest climate censorship ideas as well as Biden's national climate advisor making absurd claims about "billions of human beings across the world every year dying because it is related to climate or fossil fuels" in an interview with Dana Perino on FOX News.

6 Jun2022

Finding the best policies for the Philippines

Published by Inquirer

Despite having a substantial public budget, the Philippines does not have enough funds to do everything its citizens would like. It, therefore, has to prioritize among many worthy opportunities. In every country, the main role of the government is to prioritize policy options and investments. Hopefully, these policies will deliver the greatest benefit for each peso spent. These could well be effective investments in health such as rotavirus vaccinations, or in education such as structured teacher plans.

31 May2022

Want to alleviate world hunger? Ditch the organics

Published by Boston Herald

A global food crisis is looming, so policymakers everywhere need to think hard about how to make food cheaper and more plentiful. That requires making a commitment to producing more fertilizer and better seeds, maximizing the potential offered by genetic modification, and abandoning the rich world’s obsession with organics.

26 May2022

The painful food truths exposed by Russia’s war in Ukraine

Published by The Globe and Mail

A global food crisis is looming because of Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine. The two countries have been responsible for more than a quarter of the world’s wheat exports and big quantities of barley, corn and vegetable oil. On top of punishing climate policies and the world’s emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic, prices of fertilizer, energy and transport are soaring, and food prices have climbed 61 per cent over the past two years.

18 May2022

This is how tiny investments in health can generate vast results

Published by Nation

Despite having a substantial public budget, Kenya does not have enough funds to do everything its citizens would like. In that respect, Kenya is no different from any other country, rich or poor: It has to prioritise between many worthy opportunities.

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