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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond is an Associate at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics.

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Coronavirus crisis far from over despite rays of hope

This week has seen growing optimism in Asia and Europe that the coronavirus crisis may have passed its peak in these areas. Yet, while global markets have been buoyed by these developments, from Wuhan to Western Europe, it is still too early to conclusively say that the tide has turned.

April 08, 2020

Let’s not put global warming on the back burner

This year’s UN climate summit in the UK has been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.  While the decision is the correct one, it is critical — for the sake of humanity and our planet — that policy makers do not now de-prioritise tackling climate change.

April 04, 2020