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The Climate Pod

Jan 11, 2023

If 2023 is anything like its predecessor, this year will be full of transformative events that change the trajectory of climate action across the globe. So what might happen this year that ends up defining our transition to clean energy transition and climate fight in 2023?

To help us answer this question, this week we feature a conversation with Tom Standage, Editor of The Economist's The World Ahead 2023. Tom also serves as Deputy Editor of The Economist and is the author of several books, including most recently “A Brief History of Motion." 

In this wide-ranging conversation, we discuss how the war in Ukraine will continue to be a major driver of international change, both in the energy sector and beyond. We also talk about the future of democracy across the globe, inflation and recessions, how the perception of tech leaders is changing, and why Tom is optimistic about the future of climate action. 

Check out the full The World Ahead 2023 as well as Tom's editor note here.

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