Impact of climate change on GDP
Innovation and cooperation are going to be the key to transforming the global economy in the decades to come, that was the message from the final panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos chaired by Christine Lagarde. How seriously is The World Bank taking climate change?
Shinzo Abe outlines agenda for 2019’s G20 summit
On Day Three of the World Economic Forum, the Japanese PM laid out what is at the top of his agenda for June’s G20 summit. The event, which will be held in Osaka later this year, will explore data governance, climate change and the 10.9% increase in GDP for Japan.
Climate change: steering a positive path
Former US vice president Al Gore held a session on climate change on Day 2 of the World Economic Forum. With the last five years being the hottest on record, Gore argues that a ‘greening’ of economies may be effective in tackling issues such as recession and unemployment.
How is climate change impacting population movements?
An expert panel discusses why we have an estimated 68.5m refugees in the world, how climate change is impacting on population movements today and looks at Mastercard, who are implementing technology that can help farmers get a foothold in local economies.
Climate change, inequality and Microsoft
Day 1 in Davos, what can we expect from the week ahead? Satya Nadella, CEO at Microsoft, and one of the 6 co-chairs of the event, gives his opinion on tech intensity. Other topics discussed by the co-chairs include the future of climate change and education.