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Climate and biodiversity

To protect life on earth, we must cooperate

The world conferences of Sharm el-Sheikh and Montréal have shown once again that global crises require multilateral solutions

Overview fiscal space

Governments’ budget constraints are too tight

To rise to the challenges of the current polycrisis, governments need more fiscal space

Overview extreme weather

International response to climate crisis must speed up

Extreme weather is causing increasing damages, and it is possible to reduce

Macroeconomics

Why central banks must pay attention to ecological risks

Climate change and nature loss can undermine both macroeconomic and financial stability

Global governance

G20 leaders are “not in a state of denial”

Indonesian economist assesses results of Bali summit in November 2022

Extreme weather

Climate impacts compound Pakistan’s pre-existing problems

Why this summer’s floods will reduce food security in Pakistan in the long run

Our view

More fiscal space is needed when states prove too “small”

In response to multiple crises, governments must be able to invest assertively

Our view

UN climate summit in Egypt did not deliver on mitigation

In spite of land mark decision on loss and damage, COP27 was a disappointment

Approaches

Industrial agriculture has failed

The solution to the present food price and hunger crisis is to transition food production to agroecological concepts suited to the location

Food prices

Number of starving people worldwide is again on the rise

Rocketing food prices are only partly due to shortages; food speculation and energy prices are key drivers

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Governance

Achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals will require good governance – from the local to the global level.

Sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.