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    World Economic Forum launches Energy for Society Initiative

    Energy is the backbone of a modern economy. Healthcare, education, access to jobs all depend on it. Yet, we live in a world where an estimated 1.3 billion people still have no access to electricity. It is no scoop that energy industry – society relations need to be improved substantially. To meet… more
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    Is energy prepared for the future?

    In Britain we talk of balancing the ‘energy trilemma’ – securing supply, ensuring sustainability and maintaining affordability. Meeting these challenges will require significant change and, importantly, an honest dialogue between industry, government and consumers. At Centrica we believe that… more
  • Global Shapers

    Education, entrepreneurship and energy – the three “E”s to job creation in…

    Tunisia was once seen as a place to do business in the Arab World. According to the World Bank, between 1990 and 2010 the country’s GDP rose sharply from US$12 billion to US$ 42 billion. Despite such impressive stats, a big part of the story has been missing. Prior to the Arab Spring and up until… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    Energy across borders

    Is it possible to raise living standards and alleviate poverty without increasing energy consumption? That’s the burning question. The International Energy Agency argues that without a significant change in our energy use the world will experience global warming of up to 5°C within this century… more
  • Social Entrepreneurs

    Finding a solution for Africa's energy gap

    In advance of the World Economic Forum on Africa, Sameer Hajee, CEO of Nuru Energy, discusses the need for a new approach to energy poverty. The world is finally starting to realize that if we don’t address energy poverty, we are going to fail in our efforts to achieve the Millennium Development… more
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    5 ways to encourage a clean energy economy

    In a series of posts related to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report, Roberto Bocca, Head of Energy Industries at the World Economic Forum, sets out five recommendations on how to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy. You can also read all of our… more
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    Difficult choices: Energy transition needs pragmatism

    In a series of posts related to to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report, Simon Henry, Chief Financial Officer of Royal Dutch Shell calls for pragmatism as a guiding principle in the transition to a New Energy Architecture. Read the Japanese Case study related to this report… more
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    New frontiers: optogenetics

    ‘I hope to peak your curiosity with a vision of how we might enhance brain function as we know it, and possibly change our sense of self.’ – I-han Chou By inserting genes into brain cells, causing them to express light sensitive proteins, specific neuronal activity can be switched on and… more
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    Japan’s energy challenge: from sustainability to survivability

    In a series of posts related to to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report, Professor Tatsuo Masuda of Nagoya University of Commerce and Business explains Japan’s need for a shift in its approach to sustainable energy. Read the Japanese Case study related to this report… more
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    What we need to know about Canada’s energy riches

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd April 2012, Bob Elton, former CEO of BC Hydro, explains Canada’s place in the increasingly complex energy world. Making the most of Canada’s energy riches has been… more
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    Why complexity is a good thing for meeting global energy goals

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd April 2012, Executive Director of International Energy Agency, Maria van der Hoeven explains why a one-size-fits-all solution is not an option.  Significant technology… more
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    The truth about energy efficiency

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd April 2012,  Energy Industry Managing Director Arthur Hanna discusses the advantages of energy efficiency in a discouraged energy market.  As highlighted by the World Economic… more