venerdì, Giugno 18, 2021

MONDI IN PROGRESS 22-04-2021

Climate Change/Climate Action/Ecological Transition

What to expect from Biden’s first climate conference (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Investing in the US Natural Gas Pipeline System to Support Net-Zero Targets (Columbia SIPA) – The Global Eye

Satellites highlight a 30-year rise in ocean acidification (ESA) – The Global Eye

In the climate battle, focus on the high-emitters (Hindustan Times) – The Global Eye

Powering Sustainable Food Systems (Project-Syndicate) – The Global Eye

Australia needs to bring some ideas to Biden’s climate summit. Here are a few (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Towards Net-Zero Emissions Policy priorities for deployment of low-carbon emitting technologies in the chemical industry (WEF) – The Global Eye

Manufacturing firms shouldn’t fear the true cost of fuel. Here’s why (UNIDO, WEF) – The Global Eye

A new generation of young people is putting the planet first. Here’s everything you need to know (WEF) – The Global Eye

‘Ghost forests’ are appearing along the US Atlantic coast – this is why it matters (The Conversation, WEF) – The Global Eye

Earth Day 2021: A turning point for climate action (WEF) – The Global Eye

We need to replace the world’s most potent greenhouse gas. Here’s how (WEF) – The Global Eye

Why we can’t afford to dismiss carbon offsetting in a climate crisis (WEF) – The Global Eye

Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2021 edition (WEF) – The Global Eye

Defense/Military/Intelligence/Security/Cyber/Space

Biden selects first woman four-star admiral for the Coast Guard (Defense News) – The Global Eye

How will the DoD’s next multibillion-dollar IT contract fare after messy JEDI deal? (Defense News) – The Global Eye

US Army picks 5 innovators to help increase its howitzer firing rate (Defense News) – The Global Eye

US Navy uses cloud more to get software tools to ships faster (Defense News) – The Global Eye

A cyber tool that started at DARPA moves to Cyber Command (Defense News) – The Global Eye

US bombers could go back on alert if ICBMs are curtailed, top general says (Defense News) – The Global Eye

French A400M completes helicopter-refueling drills (Defense News) – The Global Eye

New cyber-hardening mandates may be coming for defense firms (Defense News) – The Global Eye

Space Development Agency wants to update the standard for its orbital mesh network (Defense News) – The Global Eye

Preliminary design review looms for Army’s next set of tactical network tools (Defense News) – The Global Eye

Swimming in data, Army and Air Force make sure they’re capturing the best info (Defense News) – The Global Eye

Dodging debris to keep satellites safe (ESA) – The Global Eye

Fresh calls for space security governance measures unlikely to yield results (ORF) – The Global Eye

Koo: India’s Latest Local Social Media Platform (ORF) – The Global Eye

Codecov was a victim of a supply chain attack (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

XCSSET malware now targets macOS 11 and M1-based Macs (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Crooks made more than $560K with a simple clipboard hijacker (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Experts demonstrated how to hack a utility and take over a smart meter (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Crooks stole driver’s license numbers from Geico auto insurer (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

WeChat users targeted by hackers using recently disclosed Chromium exploit (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Watch out, hackers can take over your Cosori Smart Air Fryer (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT hides malicious code within BMP image to avoid detection (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Critical update: Facebook Messenger users hit by scammers in over 80 states (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Hacking a X-RAY Machine with WHIDelite & EvilCrowRF (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

China-linked APT used Pulse Secure VPN zero-day to hack US defense contractors (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Million-dollar deposits and friends in high places: how we applied for a job with a ransomware gang (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

Trend Micro flaw actively exploited in the wild (Security Affairs) – The Global Eye

No surprise: Spying from space is a good thing (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

Moscow Forming First Robotic Military Units (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

Cracking the missile matrix: the case for Australian guided-weapons production (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Defending democracies from disinformation and cyber-enabled foreign interference (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Pathways Towards a Cyber Resilient Aviation Industry (WEF) – The Global Eye

Five ways to ensure the cloud doesn’t cast a shadow over your cybersecurity (WEF) – The Global Eye

Innovation/Technology/Fourth Industrial Revolution/Digital Transition

The digital revolution is eating its young (Brookings) – The Global Eye

AI Strategies and Autonomous Vehicles Development (CSIS) – The Global Eye

US-Japan partnership on 6G should co-opt the Quad and beyond (ORF) – The Global Eye

Trust but verify: A narrative analysis of “trusted” tech supply chains (ORF) – The Global Eye

Dutch startup Go Sharing raises $60M to expand beyond e-mopeds and into new markets (TewchCrunch) – The Global Eye

Satellite Vu’s $5M seed round will fuel the launch of its thermal imaging satellites (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Founders Factory Africa partners with Small Foundation to invest in 18 agritech startups (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Bux, a European Robinhood, raises $80M to expand its neo-broker platform (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

SmartNews’ COVID-19 vaccine alert reaches 1M users in Japan a week after launching (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Tiger Global backs Indian crypto startup Coinswitch Kuber at over $500M valuation (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

With $30M extension, BigID boosts Series D to $100M at $1.25B valuation (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Medchart raises $17M to help businesses more easily access patient-authorized health data (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Westward plans a $30M debut fund to take Chinese indie games global (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

RapidSOS and Axon ink deal to give better real-time information to emergency responders (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Ex.co acquires video adtech company Cedato (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

As ExxonMobil asks for handouts, startups get to work on carbon capture and sequestration (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Window Snyder’s new startup Thistle Technologies raises $2.5M seed to secure IoT devices (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola and Unilever join AB Inbev’s sustainable supply chain accelerator (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Applied XL raises $1.5M to build ‘editorial algorithms’ that track real-time data (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Audi spinoff holoride collects $12m in Series A led by Terranet AB (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

At Basis Set Ventures, merging venture capital and software development yields a $165 million new fund (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Deepfake tech takes on satellite maps (TechCrunch) – The Global Eye

Embracing technology as a service will fuel the circular economy. Here’s how (WEF) – The Global Eye

Sustainable transport can’t just depend on batteries. Here’s why (WEF) – The Global Eye

How AI can solve manufacturing’s waste problem (WEF) – The Global Eye

Global

It is now time to focus on multilateral order (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Poverty and fragility: Where will the poor live in 2030? (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Global Goliaths. Multinational Corporations in the 21st Century Economy (Brookings) – The Global Eye

How do government decisionmakers identify and adopt innovations for scale? (Brookings) – The Global Eye

ESA and FAO unite to tackle food security and more (ESA) – The Global Eye

Diplomacy in a divided world (ORF) – The Global Eye

Emerging narratives and the future of multilateralism (ORF) – The Global Eye

Nuclear insecurity: How can we tame the proliferators? (ORF) – The Global Eye

A Framework for the Future of Real Estate (WEF) – The Global Eye

Worlds

Africa – It’s easy to exaggerate the scope of the jobs problem in Africa. The real story is nuanced (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Africa – Figures of the week: Venture capital trends in Africa (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Asia Pacific – Governing Data in the Asia-Pacific (CSIS) – The Global Eye

Australia – Export possibilities mean Australia’s clean-energy future can also be the world’s (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Australia – Australia needs to get ready now for the quantum future (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Australia/China – Morrison government quashes Victoria’s BRI deal with China (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Australia/South Pacific – Australia’s evolving guarantee to the South Pacific (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan Embarks on Construction of Nakhchivan Railway (Part Three) (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

Bangladesh – The Bangladesh army’s increasing role in civilian affairs (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

Belarus – An Alarming Twist in Belarus’s Political Crisis (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

Brunei/ASEAN – Brunei faces a tough year as ASEAN Chair (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

Chad – Déby’s Dead. What’s Next for Chad and the Sahel? (CSIS) – The Global Eye

China – Blacklisted and fined: The end of Chinese tech companies’ heyday? (ThinkChina) – The Global Eye

China – A Dark Spot for the Solar Energy Industry: Forced Labor in Xinjiang (CSIS) – The Global Eye

China – After Xi: Future Scenarios for Leadership Succession in Post-Xi Jinping Era (CSIS) – The Global Eye

China – China’s military budget: no need for alarm yet (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

China – China drops the mask on its global ambition (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

China – Why it is important to get the China challenge right (ORF) – The Global Eye

China/Central and Eastern Europe – China’s growing troubles in Central and Eastern Europe (ORF) – The Global Eye

China/Iran – Chinese academic: China-Iran deal will benefit China, Iran and Middle Eastern countries in the long run (ThinkChina) – The Global Eye

China/USA – Are two camps forming around China and the US? (ThinkChina) – The Global Eye

East Asia – Digital trade integral to East Asia’s recovery and dynamism (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

Europe/Turkey – EU engagement gives Turkey a free pass on human rights violations (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

France – The public sector plays an important role in supporting French renters (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Germany – Strong tenant protections and subsidies support Germany’s majority-renter housing market (Brookings) – The Global Eye

India – India’s failure to include enough women in politics (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

India – RBI moves to bring more parity between fintechs and banks (ORF) – The Global Eye

India – What do Indian voters want? (Hindustan Times) – The Global Eye

India – As India Acts East, the Role of West Bengal (ORF) – The Global Eye

India/Afghanistan – In Kabul, the republic versus the emirate (Hindustan Times) – The Global Eye

India/Bangladesh – West Bengal elections: The view from Dhaka (ORF) – The Global Eye

India/Taiwan – India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan (ORF) – The Global Eye

India/USA – US naval intrusion exposes India’s political weakness (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

Indonesia/ASEAN/Myanmar – Indonesia gambles on special ASEAN summit on Myanmar (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

Japan – Land scarcity, high construction volume, and distinctive leases characterize Japan’s rental housing markets (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Japan – Toxic reaction to Japan’s Fukushima water dump (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

Koreas – South Korea on North Korea: Keep on keeping on (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

Kuwait – The ‘tribal advantage’ in Kuwaiti politics and the future of the opposition (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Malaysia – Could Malaysia’s fake news ordinance stifle public debate? (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

Middle East – Shifting sands in the Middle East (ORF) – The Global Eye

Nepal – PM Oli needs to spell out election plan; political instability has repercussions (Hindustan Times) – The Global Eye

Nigeria – Student kidnappings threaten collapse of Nigerian education system (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Pakistan – The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan and the defeat of state authority in Pakistan (ORF) – The Global Eye

Papua New Guinea – Accountability is the path to better governance in PNG (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

Russia – Taming Russian inflation: From the economic to the political (ORF) – The Global Eye

Russia – Russia’s Bear Economy (Project-Syndicate) – The Global Eye

Samoa – Samoa’s 2021 election: The end of a one-party state? (East Asia Forum) – The Global Eye

Saudi Arabia – The spectacular surge of the Saudi female labor force (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Spain – Spain’s once-substantial rental market is now one of the smallest in Europe (Brookings) – The Global Eye

Sri Lanka – Why new Bill makes Colombo Port City a ‘Chinese Province’ in Sri Lanka (ORF) – The Global Eye

UK/Indo Pacific – Assessing the challenges to London’s Indo-Pacific tilt (ORF) – The Global Eye

Ukraine/Qatar – Ukraine Teams up With Qatar in the Gas Sector (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

Ukraine/Russia/France/Germany – Macron, Merkel, Zelenskyy Meet to Defuse Russian War Scare (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

USA – Light at the beginning of the tunnel? (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

USA – The Intelligence Community’s Annual Threat Assessment and the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Worldwide Threats Hearing (CSIS) – The Global Eye

USA – The American Rescue Plan’s Premium Tax Credit Expansion—State policy considerations (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – “America’s back” in the Paris Agreement. For how long? (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

USA – Georgia’s voter suppression bill is an assault on our democracy (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – California’s net neutrality law and the case for zero-rating government services (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – 6 things to know about the pandemic’s impact on US employment (Pew Research Center, WEF) – The Global Eye

USA – How Much Is Enough? (CSIS) – The Global Eye

USA – More Representatives, More Diversity (CSIS) – The Global Eye

USA – The threat posed by deepfakes to marginalized communities (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – Congress needs gender parity quotas (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – After Chauvin’s conviction, will policing finally change in America? (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA – Lawmakers, defense officials joust over next-gen ICBM plans (Defense News) – The Global Eye

USA – C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Lawrence H. Summers (CFR) – The Global Eye

USA – G.I. Joe Trotsky (Project-Syndicate) – The Global Eye

USA/Afghanistan – Joe Biden rolls the dice in Afghanistan (ORF) – The Global Eye

USA/Afghanistan – Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan his first major blunder as president (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

USA/Afghanistan – Leaving Afghanistan and why America doesn’t win wars (The Strategist) – The Global Eye

USA/Africa – The Great Cities Partnership (CSIS) – The Global Eye

USA/China – China’s Twitter trolls make bid for vacant Trump property (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

USA/Europe – U.S. military nudges European allies on countering small drones (Defense News) – The Global Eye

USA/India – The case for US cooperation with India on a just transition away from coal (Brookings) – The Global Eye

USA/Russia – Sticks and carrots in Biden’s Russia strategy (The Interpreter) – The Global Eye

USA/Russia – Putin’s Power Play Foiled by Biden’s Punch-and-Placate Tactics (The Jamestown Foundation) – The Global Eye

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