Posts tagged ‘Water’

  • The Cuadrilla drilling site is seen in Balcombe, southern England Forum Article

    How to solve fracking’s salty water problem

    The boom in oil and gas produced through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is seen as a boon for meeting… 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

  • Water drips from a standing pipe on Boucher Road in Belfast Technology Pioneers Article

    How data can help to save water

    “Water utility companies are conservative animals,” says Amir Peleg, Founder and CEO of TaKaDu. “The… more

  • Forum Article

    Haiti’s fight against cholera

    During a recent visit to the rural community of Los Palmas, Haiti, I had the opportunity to talk with… more

  • Forum Article

    Water Aid and the charitable spirit of Islam

    The recently launched UAE Water Aid campaign is aiming to assist 5 million people in desperate need of… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we save water and avoid a crisis?

    Water is at the heart of international discussions on human and economic development. For the third year… more

  • Forum Article

    Why drought hits Somaliland’s women the hardest

    Every year in August, Somaliland hosts the world’s biggest cattle market. Millions of livestock are… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: The future of coastal cities

    "The river used to be a dignified space... The villagers were on the river, it was the main communicatio… more

  • Forum Article

    Why our blue planet is running out of water

    Saturday, 22 March is World Water Day. It is an annual event to raise awareness of the global issues that… 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… more

  • Forum Article

    World Water Day – why do we need it?

    Each year since 1993, 22 March has been recognized as World Water Day, an annual event to raise awareness and… more

  • Forum Article

    Smarter thinking to keep our life-support system running

    Today is World Food Day, a day to focus on global food security. This year’s theme – Healthy People… more

  • Forum Article

    The battle for water

    The sharpening international geopolitical competition over natural resources has turned some strategic… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The future of NGOs

    Today I participated in my first Open Forum in Davos. The topic was the future of NGOs and the panellists… more

  • Forum Event

    Fuelling Africa’s bright future

    Annual Meeting 2013

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Assessing future environmental trends

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Finding the real value of water

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Event

    The Indian water challenge

    World Economic Forum on India 2012

    , National Capital Region, Gurgaon