Posts tagged ‘environment’

  • A bee flies on a mustard field in front of the cooling towers of the Temelin nuclear power plant near Tyn nad Vltavou Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why business needs to obey the laws of nature

    “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan famously sang. You don’t… more

  • The sunrise is seen behind lower Manhattan during the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, from Jersey City, New Jersey Forum Article

    A quiet transformation in climate change

    It is estimated that the impact of climate change already reduces global GDP by 1.6% every year… more

  • General view of the skyline of the harbour at Bremerhaven Technology Pioneers Article

    How data will power the future of energy

    Throughout history, we’ve equated energy with the consumption of natural resources such as oil, natural… more

  • Steam billows from the cooling towers of Jaenschwalde coal power station near Cottbus Forum Article

    Governments cannot solve the climate crisis alone

    I’ve been hearing from business leaders over the past few months about the impact climate change could… more

  • A boy pours water on himself for respite from the heat beside a roadside tap in Dhaka Forum Article

    How to solve the world’s water crisis

    In the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron wrote in Don Juan that “Till taught by… more

  • Vivint Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo Forum Article

    How to create jobs by tackling climate change

    In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to… more

  • 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

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    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

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    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