659 results for ‘new energy ’ — page 6 of 55

  • 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… 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… more
  • Forum

    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
  • Forum

    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
  • Forum

    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 off… more
  • Forum

    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 here… more
  • Forum

    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 tough… more
  • Forum

    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
  • Forum

    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… more
  • Forum

    Is India dealing with its 95% increase in energy demand ?

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s New Energy Architecture report launched on Monday 23rd April 2012, Tejpreet Singh Chopra, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bharat Light and Power, talks about the challenges of meeting India's spike in energy demand.  Drivin… more
  • Global Agenda Councils

    What if we fail to adapt to the new era of scarcity?

    Dominic Waughray, Head of Environmental Initiatives at the World Economic Forum, explores what could happen if the world fails to get to grips with the new reality of extreme weather and scarce resources. The interview is part of the Risk Response Network’s “What if?” series. What is your… more
  • Forum

    Translating energy into lasting prosperity

    In a series of posts leading up to the World Economic Forum’s Energy for Economic Growth report launched on Wednesday 7th March 2012, Khalid A. Al-Falih explains what energy-rich countries can do to translate their resources into broad economic development and growth. It is often said that… more