Topic : Energy

  • Wayne Garrett of Canada makes final touches to his art installation "CLOUD" ,made up of 5000 new and recycled lightbulbs, along the Marina Bay in Singapore Forum Video

    Video: Why design is key to the circular economy

    If humans were to create products, homes, furniture, even cities, intelligently and with sustainability… more

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    Is micropower the key to tackling climate change?

    There is no shortage of shouting and dire warnings about the state of the climate and our need to phase… more

  • Castellers, or human tower builders, Colla Jove Xiquets de Valls, start to form a human tower during a biannual competition in Tarragona Forum Video

    Video: What does our past tell us about our future?

    "Big history” examines our past, explains our present and imagines what is possible for our future. It… more

  • A man walks across Red Square near the GUM state department store and St Basil’s Cathedral on a rainy day in Moscow Forum Article

    Three scenarios for Russia’s economy

    In 2012, the World Economic Forum engaged over 350 Russian and international business leaders, government… more

  • Splinters of ice peel off from one of the sides of the Perito Moreno glacier during the southern hemisphere’s winter months, near the city of El Calafate Forum Article

    How climate change will drive migration

    According to the UN World Population Prospects, the global population is expected to exceed 8.4 billion by… more

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    Video: Turning carbon emissions into plastic

    It used to be that opting for carbon-neutral products would cost consumers and manufacturers more. Mark… more

  • A man walks past a display of televisions at a home electronics shop in Jakarta. Forum Article

    How to make televisions more energy efficient

    If LCD TVs start getting much more colorful — and energy-efficient — in the next few years, it will… more

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    Why sustainability is more than just a fad

    Since the 1970s, we’ve been operating beyond the resources our planet can sustainably provide… more

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    A new way to harness the power of the sun

    Transforming into a society that is driven by sustainable energy rather than fossil… more

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    Would raising fuel taxes reduce road deaths?

    Road safety is a seriously important public policy issue. Around 1.3 million people die in road crashes around the… more

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    5 more things we need to tackle climate change

    Some great news at last, as China and the US announce a secretly negotiated deal to reduce their… more

  • Nuclear power plant Gundremmingen is pictured next to flowering meadow Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can nuclear energy fuel our future?

    Demand for electricity in the emerging economies is growing very strongly – between… more

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    What plants can teach us about generating energy

    Most of the energy that fuels our lives comes from plants. Whether it is a fossil fuel that was formed… more

  • EARLY MORNING SMOG HANGS IN THE AIR OVER CAPE TOWN. Global Agenda Councils Article

    How pollution is threatening our world

    The industrialization of the developing world is creating unsustainable pollution levels. The solution requires a… more

  • GIANT WIND TURBINES DOT THE SKY AT DAWN IN CENTRAL SPAIN. Forum Article

    How to get more from wind power

    Wind turbines across the globe are being made taller to capture more energy from the stronger winds that… more

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    Solving solar power’s problem

    Several government agencies, academic researchers, and firms have proposed scenarios for the future… more

  • A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida Forum Article

    5 ways India can overcome its infrastructure challenges

    India needs infrastructure. From the moment you set foot in the… more

  • A residential tower is framed from inside a sculpture containing recycled plastic water bottles with LED lights in Hong Kong Forum Article

    Why the circular economy makes business sense

    We are at a fork in the road in terms of the global economy. One path points to the same linear “take… more