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Europe’s energy crisis

To protect Germany’s green transition, accept coal and nuclear power, says Veronika Grimm

The quicker the crisis is over, the sooner the country can decarbonise, argues the German economist

The death of the queen

A.N. Wilson on the art of Queen Elizabeth II’s communication

The biographer considers the ways in which she did her job so well

Woke business

People trust executives to intervene in social issues, says Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Company decisions are rarely driven by a boss’s personal positions, the management scholar adds

Woke business

Stakeholder capitalism poisons democracy, argues Vivek Ramaswamy

Citizens, not corporate chiefs, should tackle social issues, says the entrepreneur and author

The world in 1,000 years

What Peter Frankopan thinks 3022 will look like

The historian asks if climate change will again help to topple civilisations

Health

Invest in health-care technology to make pregnancy safer in Africa, says Temie Giwa-Tubosun

The health entrepreneur believes startups can fill the gaps left by cash-strapped governments

Russia and Ukraine

How to prevent a crisis at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, according to a Fukushima veteran

Charles Casto led an international team that helped after the Japanese disaster in 2011

Russia and Ukraine

Russia’s crony capitalism disincentivises economic reform, says Konstantin Sonin

But without change Vladimir Putin will lose the war in Ukraine, reckons the Russian economist

Politics in Chile

Chile’s draft constitution would stop the country becoming a green powerhouse, says Juan Carlos Jobet

If approved, the text is bound to fall short of its good intentions, argues the former energy minister

Taiwan

Now China has changed its policy towards Taiwan, America should too: Senator Chris Murphy

America’s priorities should be securing Taiwan and decreasing the likelihood of armed conflict

Trade policy

Championing global trade is in America’s national interest, says Evan Greenberg

The insurance executive welcomes efforts to compete with China—rather than ones to contain it

The world in ten years

What Ian Bremmer thinks 2032 will look like

Don’t fret over conflict with China, says the political scientist. Worry about a developing-world debt crisis