Posts tagged ‘renewable energy’

  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum Article

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit… more

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    How China became a climate leader

    In what some might consider a surprising development, China – currently the world’s largest emitter of carbon… more

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    Can Africa’s desert sun power Europe?

    Up to 20% of power demand in Europe can be obtained by connecting African deserts to European cities, according to the… more

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    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 to 70% of global… more

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    How big data will clean up India’s energy act

    There are close to a billion people worldwide who don't have access to energy. Of these, 400 million are in India. For… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Fastest path to universal energy? Let the market decide

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    How will hydropower shape Africa’s future?

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2014

    , Abuja, Nigeria

  • Global Shapers Article

    Three ways we can turn tomorrow’s cities green

    Today is International Earth Day. With more than half the world's population living in urban environments, what better… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Interview: A light bulb moment for renewable power

    This blog is part of a series of interviews on our Emerging Technologies 2014. What do we mean by “grid-scale… more

  • Strategic Partners Event

    Are we ready to pay for tomorrow’s energy?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Will trade wars scupper renewable energy?

    The world invests more than US$ 1 trillion a year in energy, according to Sustainable Energy for All, an initiative set… more

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    The new climate economics

    In its latest comprehensive assessment of the evidence on global warming, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Renewable energy vital for Myanmar’s development

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    , Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Tackling Africa’s power poverty with renewable energy

    Historically, people associate the sound of Africa with the roar of the lion; but in reality, it’s the roar of the… more

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    How can we unlock finance to fight climate change?

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of leading… more

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    The secret to affordable renewable energy

    In a series of blog posts curated by the World Economic Forum’s Climate Change Initiatives, a number of leading… more

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    Does renewable energy work better in developing countries?

    Ahead of the launch of the best-practice repository for Energy companies in September, Gao Jifan, chairman and chief… more

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    Doris Leuthard: Is Switzerland sustainable?

    This week the Forum:Blog speaks with some of the people changing Switzerland's landscape in the 21st century. Reflect… more