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Why the G20 Must Also Act as a Forum for Climate Action

September 7, 2016 | Patricia Galvao Ferreira, CIGI

This piece argues that G20 leaders failed to show significant progress in mitigating climate change at the September summit. It also argues that action in forums such as the G20 are vital to the successful implementation of battling climate change.

The Impact of Brexit on the EU Budget: A non-catastrophic event

September 7, 2016 | Jorge Núñez Ferrer and David Rinaldi, CEPS

The authors analyze the concerns that the UK’s exit from the EU will strongly impact the EU budget. They find that the impact will be rather small, but how small is dependent on the UK’s decision on participation in EU internal market.

Hangzhou G20 summit: Big on spectacle, low on substance

September 6, 2016 | Tristram Sainsbury, Lowy

The author argues that while the Hangzhou G20 summit was a big show, it will not go down as a smooth one. It will cement the G20’s reputation as only a talk shop that is unable to address the challenges posed by the rising anti-globalization sentiment.