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  • Forum

    Why investors should care about climate risk

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of leading voices will present their perspectives on climate change. Contributions are linked to the Forum’s Green Growth Action Alliance project and the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on… more
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    Where does China stand on climate change?

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of leading voices will present their perspectives on climate change. Contributions are linked to the Forum’s Green Growth Action Alliance project and the Forum’s Global Agenda Council on… more
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    Paying the price for climate change

    The climate is changing. Recent extreme weather events offer evidence that even the richest economies are not prepared. Despite the best efforts of international negotiators, we have not been able to agree on an effective binding regime to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And the eye-popping price… more
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    Can public support for the EU be restored?

    Jobbik. Golden Dawn. Frank Stronach and the BZÖ. Perussuomalaiset. Partij voor de Vrijheid. Movimento 5 Stelle. UKIP. Piratpartiet. The party-political mainstream in Europe can no longer deny that the game is changing. Even if traditional parties do indeed have answers to the political and social… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    A model of growth for Europe beyond crisis

    Daria Golebiowska-Tataj is a Board Member at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Hungary, and a Member of the Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation. Design innovation is not only about products or customer experiences. It can also relate to designing a new public institution… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Achieving net positive impact for nature

    Increasing demand for food, water, energy and minerals is putting greater pressure on the planet. Over the next decade, trillions of dollars will be invested in mining and energy development, much of it in undeveloped natural areas. The future sustainability of these places depends on making better… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Can resource scarcity help drive responsible mining?

    According to a World Economic Forum survey, resource scarcity ranked 4th in terms of “what to expect” in regards to upcoming trends. But, survey respondents were split on whether the issue deserves more public attention. Heightened concern over resource scarcity is not a surprise. Even if… more
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    Reshaping China’s government-services supply chain

    Andrew Sheng (left), President of the Fung Global Institute, is a former chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and is currently an adjunct professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. Xiao Geng (right) is Director of Research at the Fung Global Institute. HONG KONG – A supply… more
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    Facing up to our global challenges

    The world faces tremendous global challenges in the decades ahead in what is expected to be an era of far greater economic volatility and change. Yet today we seem increasingly ill-equipped to deal with the big issues of our day. How will we transition to a more sustainable energy system while… more
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    The Indian water challenge

    Internationally, there is a rapidly growing problem that is not being fully acknowledged – the rate at which water is used to produce food means that in the not too distant future we will not have enough water to cope with demand. By 2030, water withdrawals will exceed natural renewal by more… more
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    Obama gets a second chance

    Kemal Derviş, a former minister of economy in Turkey, administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and vice president of the World Bank, is currently Vice President of the Brookings Institution. WASHINGTON, DC – The race was tough, but US President Barack Obama has won… more
  • Risk Response Network

    What if young people in India and Pakistan increasingly fall prey to extremists?

    Pranjal Sharma warns that unemployed people with nothing to lose could become potent weapons in the hands of extremists. The interview is part of the Risk Response Network’s “What if?” series. Why are you worried about rising extremism? The issue is the scale rather than the activity. There… more