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Climate inaction and lack of political will criticised at WEF in...

IEA executive director took the stage with young climate campaigners, to criticise the lack of political will on climate change.

Faster renewables are now a security imperative, says German chancellor.

German Chancellor says Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sped up German infrastructure, and promises the new pace of delivery will now be normal.

Economic hard landing requires smart decisions, says WEF president

World Economic Forum President Børge Brende has warned that the economy is facing a hard landing but there were opportunities to learn from the past and make smart decisions.

WEF tests drones for infrastructure leapfrog in India

Medicine from the Sky in Arunachal Pradesh is a six-month project to analyse the response of the state’s healthcare system when integrated with drones. Its potential to connect regions without conventional road deliveries is an indication of where leapfrogging may take us.  

Davos: A need for debt relief and new economics

Day five of Davos saw concerns raised about economic coercion, mounting debt in developing nations, and a return to talk of a different type of capitalism.

Davos: EU and USA talk security and technology

Day four at Davos examined some of the resilience challenges that have been highlighted by the pandemic, with both the USA and EU speaking on the subject.

Davos: No more waiting for slowest on climate change

Germany’s new chancellor and America’s climate envoy signal big changes in global approach.

Davos: Leaders call for renewal of global trust

Japanese prime minister seeks a new form of capitalism as EU commission stresses the need to amplify measures against climate change.

Davos: China and India promote co-operation

Davos 2022 started with a call to ease tensions and harness diversity by working together, as the world’s most populous nations took centre stage. 

World Economic Forum reports severe lack of optimism

Study of global risk warns of geopolitical instability, failing social cohesion and environmental damage.  
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