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  • opinion 25 May 2015

    Global finance and global warming

    As policymakers work to fix the problems that led to the 2008 global financial crisis they must deal with the threat of climate change too, say Naina Lal Kidwai and Nick Robins of the UNEP inquiry into the design of a sustainable financial system.

  • opinion 25 May 2015

    Solar power picks up steam

    Solar energy is becoming increasingly popular thanks to dropping cost of solar, new technology innovations and new business models. Businesses, policymakers and utilities should work together to drive the growth of solar, says writer Emma Bailey.

  • opinion 22 May 2015

    The health benefits of fighting climate change

    Governments often see climate change as too costly to address. But given the impact of climate change and air pollution on human health, it is too costly to ignore, say health experts Patricia Garcia and Peter van den Hazel.

  • opinion 22 May 2015

    Development finance with Chinese characteristics?

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund have been criticised as efforts to displace the World Bank, but China is more interested in improving them, say UN Conference on Trade and Development's Richard Kozul-Wright and Daniel Poon.


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