Topic : Global

  • To match feature RENEWABLES/DENMARK Forum Article

    How people are coming together to tackle climate change

    The People’s Climate March on September 21 was a watershed for the emerging global… more

  • Small geothermal power plant is seen near the town of Laugarvatn Forum Article

    Why governments must lead on climate change

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has just hosted a special summit in New York intended to spur… more

  • Tens of thousands of protesters take part in an anti-austerity demonstration in Madrid Forum Article

    Three reasons economies need reform, not stimulus

    The 2008-2009 global financial crisis led to a number of large–scale government interventions… more

  • A man carries an inflatable earth balloon along West 72nd Street during the People’s Climate March in New York Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we reboot globalization?

    Globalization, as many have recently noted, is in retreat. Despite all of its undeniable benefits, it has… more

  • 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

  • People walk across a street in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why we need the UN’s sustainable development goals

    Sustainable development is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently… 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

  • A general view of the low-income neighborhood known as Boca la Caja next to the business district in Panama City Forum Article

    Does the past still dictate our prosperity?

    What explains the dramatic differences in prosperity levels across locations? A… more

  • To match Interview POLAND-BELCHATOW/ Forum Article

    How to move ahead quickly on carbon pricing

    The time has come to end hand wringing on climate strategy, particularly controlling carbon dioxide emissions… more

  • Clocks at Reuters Plaza in London Forum Article

    Why the global economy is stronger than you think

    As the latest G20 meeting of finance ministers starts in Cairns, Australia, the Legion of Gloom is at… more

  • Photo illustration of a computer mouse illuminated by a projection of a Chinese flag Forum Article

    Alibaba and the rise of China’s internet giants

    For years, Westerners pictured it as the creation of a snake charmer from a Persian souk. But this week… more

  • A man looks a screen outside a United Overseas Bank branch in Singapore’s financial district Forum Article

    How can the G20 remain relevant?

    The G20’s upcoming meeting in Brisbane, Australia, comes at a time when a precarious global economy… more

  • Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange Forum Article

    Why are the financial markets so positive?

    This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterized by a series of unanticipated… more

  • A shadow is cast on the Bank of England in London Forum Article

    Is shadow banking good for the economy?

    Shadow banking, what is it good for? At the epicentre of the global financial crisis… more

  • A zoomed image of a computer monitor shows a website selling button clipart for online shops in Vienna Forum Article

    What online shopping tells us about international trade

    Eric Schmidt, a former CEO of Google, said in 2012 that the web will dissolve… more

  • Cup cakes are displayed in the window of Cuckoo’s bakery in Edinburgh Forum Article

    From Scotland to Slovakia – what price independence?

    Though the world’s eyes are on Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom… more