Aman Majmudar is a senior majoring in law, letters and society. He represents his class for College Council and co-directs professional development at the Energy and Climate Club. His guest essays have appeared in Times Higher Education, The Scientist, and Undark Magazine, and his letters have been published in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Wealthy countries have unfairly imposed the task on developing nations to stop using fossil fuels, which would slow their growth. The COP28 discussions heeded that. Now I’m optimistic the global north will continue to fund better ways for the global south to develop at once quickly and renewably.”