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These renewable superpowers control the future of energy
The countries which dominate the production of fossil fuels will mostly be familiar.
Here's why anticipating something might make you happier than the actual event
Anticipation, savouring the wait, developing the potential of a forthcoming event like this sits within an area of research collectively known as 'the psychology of happiness'.
Three benefits of electric vehicles, and how to unlock them
Across regions, cities are experimenting with ways to improve air quality, reduce congestion and provide clean, reliable and affordable energy to their growing populations.
Which of tomorrow’s jobs are you most qualified for?
To help prepare the future workforce, a new report by the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group analysed 50 million online job postings from the United States.
The uniquely unifying power of sports, and why it matters
In the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, we saw again the power of sport, when athletes from North and South Korea marched together.
How populism is poisoning the global liberal order
Populists appeal to "true" citizens to reclaim their homeland, through border walls and trade protectionism.
Why the answer to water insecurity is working together
New technologies, financing mechanisms, delivery models, voluntary standards and policy and regulatory innovations will be required to address the growing gap.
To play is to learn. Time to step back and let kids be kids
Play is crucial to building skills – and yet children have less and less time for it in the modern world.
Justin Trudeau tells Davos to call time on women's inequality
The Prime Minister of Canada had a rousing message for the assembled business leaders and heads of state: women's economic contribution can no longer be ignored.
3 leadership principles for a fractured world
The first leadership requirement is to be able to differentiate between a complicated and complex system. Gilbert Probst and Andrea Bassi contend that this is a critical step in tackling complexity.
This device pulls water from thin air
It’s helped in the restoration efforts at Puerto Rico, and founder Cody Friesen showed off the device at CES 2018.
Future shocks: 10 emerging risks that threaten our world
The report explores 10 potential future shocks, including food scarcity, the extinction of fish, technological breakdowns and another financial crisis.
How to heal the fractured world of 2018
Momentum is building for the creation of a shared future, one that is more egalitarian, inclusive, and respectful of the environment.
In a fractured world, we need culture to survive and thrive
The bad news is that, given the pace of change, we might not always proceed in ways that are best for people.
Our oceans are in crisis. Here’s how technology could save them
New technologies powered by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are creating an information revolution that will transform our relationship with the ocean.
This is what millennials want in 2018
The latest World Economic Forum Global Shapers Survey tells us what today’s young leaders think about our world and their place in it.
This is the impact that economics is having on sport
Sport lends itself to economics and game theory because players, coaches and agents act similar to the hypothetical rational decision-makers in economic models.
From apartheid township to tech entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani talks about the needs of South Africa's townships and how the young people living there have the potential to change them.