Leaders with science training have not outperformed other leaders in terms of their countries’ coronavirus responses - nor have women or populists.
Escape variants can cause new waves of COVID-19 and put vaccination strategies at risk. To prevent or delay the global spread of these waves, virus mobility needs to be minimised through screening and testing strategies, which should also cover vaccinated people. The costs of these strategies are minimal compared to the costs to health, society and economy from another wave.
Can the three biggest economies agree a carbon tax on imports to catalyse climate action globally?
How have China, Russia, Turkey and others stepped up their activities in the Balkans at a time when the prospect of enlargement is diminished?
The EU Green Deal's political scope extends far beyond climate neutrality and the European Union. What geopolitical and human repercussions does it have for its partners?
How can we ensure a worldwide balanced and inclusive recovery from the Covid pandemic?
Untangling the politics behind the EU – China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment
If the three biggest economies agree a carbon tax on imports, it will catalyse climate action globally.
Progress has been made, but more progress is needed.
We see three main economic implications of a scenario of recurrent outbreaks: lasting border restrictions, repeated lockdowns and enduring effects on the composition of both supply and demand. We explore each of these implications in turn.
How to make the European Green Deal succeed.
COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in the fastest-moving countries show signs of reinforcing inequality. European Union countries can avoid these pitfalls.