Topic : Sustainability

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • An Egyptian rice farmer shows his drought damaged rice crop and cracks in the rice terrace soil caused by more than 30 days of no rain in a village near Balqis Forum Article

    How to help farmers survive climate change

    Burkina Faso is located in the heart of the Sahel, which means that it is one of the world’s most… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vivint Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo Forum Article

    How to create jobs by tackling climate change

    In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to… 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

  • A meteor streaks across the sky during the Perseid meteor shower at a windmill farm near Bogdanci Forum Article

    Can good marketing make the world more sustainable?

    Last week, General Mills announced its intention to purchase the purpose-driven, organic brand Annie’s, a… 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

  • People walk in a park along the Hudson River across from the skyline of New York’s Lower Manhattan Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can governments help make cities smarter?

    Our planet is urbanizing at a staggering rate: today, more than half the world’s population lives in… more

  • Men pose with Samsung Galaxy S3 Nokia Lumia 820 and iPhone 4 smartphones in photo illustration in Zenica Forum Article

    How mobile phones can save, not waste, energy

    The mobile industry is experiencing explosive growth worldwide, fuelled by almost 7 billion subscribers… more

  • A drop of water falls from a melting piece of ice on Argentina’s Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate Global Shapers Article

    Fighting climate change, from Chennai to Zurich

    Young people will inherit whatever is left of the environment when today’s generation of… more

  • The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station Young Global Leaders Article

    Can technology save the environment?

    In a world of 9 billion expected by 2050 – including 3 billion new middle-class consumers – the… more

  • Chimneys are seen through a window at a coal-fired power plant on a hazy day in Shimen county Forum Article

    Don’t be surprised if China puts a cap on carbon

    In China – the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide – policy-makers have been discussing the… more

  • Windmills generate electricity in the windy rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains near the town of Pincher Creek Forum Event

    Why shifting to renewables is not mission impossible

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China