Posts tagged ‘population’

  • Forum Video

    Video: How cities can benefit from urbanization

    Countries around the world need to devolve power to cities and be more open to foreigners if they are to benefit from… more

  • Forum Article

    Ageing population is a blessing not a burden

    Population ageing is, as the UN has described, one of the defining demographic features of modern times. If we are to… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we feed a world of 9 billion?

    How can we produce enough food for the world's burgeoning population without destroying the environment? In… more

  • Forum Article

    What if rich countries shut the door on immigration?

    Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, warns that a backlash against immigration would wreak havoc on… more

  • Forum Article

    Why ageing is an issue for emerging markets

    One in every two children born today will see their 104th birthday. This was just one of many remarkable predictions… more

  • Forum Event

    How do we end the cycle of waste?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Book Review – The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our...

    The 60s was a decade of social revolution and cold war: of first world prosperity and third world famine. A decade of… more

  • Forum Article

    How can Europe stay relevant?

    In the next 25 years, Europe’s share of the world population and global GDP is expected to fall considerably. Does… more

  • Technology Pioneers Video

    The future of India’s rural energy is off the grid

    More than 1 billion people have yet to switch on a light bulb. Commercially viable solutions to address this enormous… more

  • Forum Article

    A bumpy ride for emerging markets

    Emerging markets have been the darlings of global investors for most of the last decade. Even staid pension funds and… more

  • Forum Article

    The real beef about artificial meat

    A group led by the University of Maastricht last week cooked, and ate, the world’s first burger made from cultured… more

  • Forum Article

    Can demographic growth drive society forward?

    Demography is a powerful thing. Only two years ago, the UN projected a “medium variant” global population in 2050… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can immigration reform reach the finish line?

    Current conventional wisdom in Washington, DC is that immigration reform can’t happen. The House of Representatives… more

  • Forum Article

    How to fit 10 billion people on one planet

    Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Us. As we continue to grow towards a global population of… more

  • Forum Article

    What happens when China’s urban population reaches 1 billion?

    The latest population census conducted in China in November 2010 portrayed a rapidly urbanising country, with the urban… more

  • Forum Event

    How can women promote India’s economic development?

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon

  • Forum Event

    Growth beyond numbers

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon

  • Forum Event

    Are Indian cities getting too big to manage?

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon