Global Financing to End the Pandemic
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Global Financing to End the Pandemic

Jeffrey D. Sachs, NEW YORK – This week’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank offer a historic chance for financial cooperation. The major economies, including the United States, the European Union, China, and other G20 countries, have already signaled their support for a new allocation of $650 billion worth of the IMF’s […]

Cleaning Up Europe’s Vaccine Mess
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Cleaning Up Europe’s Vaccine Mess

Michel Goldman, BRUSSELS – COVID-19 has caused vast suffering across Europe, and the European Union’s slow vaccine rollout threatens to prolong the agony. If the region’s leaders do not take decisive action soon, the pandemic could cause irreversible damage to the EU itself. When the coronavirus hit the region in 2020, EU member states were […]

A Just Climate Transition for Africa
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A Just Climate Transition for Africa

Sharon Ikeazor, ABUJA – From sweltering heatwaves to disrupted harvests, Nigerians are already feeling the effects of climate change, and the country’s fast-growing young population is working hard to develop innovative solutions to the escalating crisis. But climate change is not a challenge any country can tackle alone. African countries, in particular, should not have to try. After […]

Huawei 2020 Annual Report Out
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Huawei 2020 Annual Report Out

Huawei reaffirms its commitment to creating greater value for customers and society in the face of adversity [Shenzhen, China, March 31, 2021] Huawei released its 2020 Annual Report today. Growth slowed, but the company’s business performance was largely in line with forecast. Huawei’s sales revenue in 2020 rounded off at CNY891.4 billion, up 3.8% year-on-year, […]

A Decarbonization Roadmap
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A Decarbonization Roadmap

Katherine Dixon, LONDON – Our climate challenge is an energy challenge. But solving our energy challenge requires action that goes well beyond power generation. Solar and wind have revolutionized our energy system. But with the power sector currently supplying only 20% of our energy, simply producing more green electricity cannot get us to net-zero carbon dioxide […]