Posts tagged ‘environment’

  • A government sanitary worker collects and segregate garbage in Manila bay Forum Article

    To solve climate change, start by tackling plastic waste

    As briefly rekindled hopes for a shift in climate-change politics sadly splutter a little, ahead of the… more

  • A drop of water falls from a melting piece of ice on Argentina’s Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate Global Shapers Article

    Fighting climate change, from Chennai to Zurich

    Young people will inherit whatever is left of the environment when today’s generation of… more

  • The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station Young Global Leaders Article

    Can technology save the environment?

    In a world of 9 billion expected by 2050 – including 3 billion new middle-class consumers – the… more

  • RTR2KJPK Forum Event

    Can China be a leader in the circular economy?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • An ECO 110 wind turbine manufactured Alstom is seen in the Landes de Couesme wind farm near La Gacilly Forum Video

    Why competitiveness doesn’t have to cost the earth

    Last June, a UN task force in charge of developing the Sustainable Development Goals… more

  • Smoke rises from chimneys of a thermal power plant near Shanghai Technology Pioneers Article

    The tech breakthrough that will fight climate change

    I am writing this from inside a factory, and believe what I am looking at will change the world. I am… more

  • RTX17GCD Forum Article

    What role does nature play in economic growth?

    When the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline expires next year, the world will be able to… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How bikes and buses helped Bogotá go green

    In Bogotá, traffic congestion became so severe that a simple commute could take hours and the… more

  • Forum Article

    Genetic engineering: a solution to drought

    The United Nations has called drought the “world’s costliest natural disaster,” both financially… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Why I’m swimming to save the seven seas

    Together with my team, I'm about to embark on my most ambitious expedition yet: seven swims in each of the… more

  • Forum Article

    Climate targets have failed. Time to try something new

    If the world is to solve the climate change crisis, we will need a new approach. Currently, the major… more

  • Forum Article

    How Antarctica shows we’re at the point of no return

    Recent satellite observations have confirmed the accuracy of two independent computer simulations that… more

  • Forum Article

    How China became a climate leader

    In what some might consider a surprising development, China – currently the world’s la… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Why young people are key to tackling climate change

    “Inheritance” is a word often used when it comes to our responsibility to take care of the planet… more

  • Forum Article

    What can we do about climate sceptics?

    “Climate change is nonsense.” When De Telegraaf – the largest newspaper of the Netherlands – asked… more

  • Forum Article

    How the ‘aspirationals’ are changing the world

    Solutions to some of our intractable global challenges could be found in 2.5 billion empowered, young and… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we make our cities carbon-free?

    The future of the world’s climate will be decided in our cities. Urban areas already account for up… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What visiting Greenland taught me about climate change

    We were flying fast and steady, 300 metres over the fjord, when the helicopter pilot suddenly turned… more