Leadership in an anxious world. The biggest challenges of 2017.

World leaders’ reading list. 11 book suggestions from top global influencers.

Border controls can’t stop terror. New technology and collaboration might.

How not to save globalization. What G20 leaders have been missing.

One-third of jobs may need new skills by 2020. Time to rethink learning, earning and caring.

More surprises are coming. Four ways to prepare for uncertainty.

How to lead responsibly. Inclusiveness also needs social capital.

You can control how fast you age. A Nobel laureate explains telomeres.

Where low-skilled workers are gaining. Inclusive growth: policy and reality in the EU.

The end of capitalism? A leftist, nationalist critique of the EU, and a response.

Proof that renewable energy has arrived: battery storage is surging.

So you want to build a real-life Death Star? A physicist explains how.

This week's short podcast — how a philosophical showdown in the year of the Wall Street Crash resonates today in Davos.

Solar and wind power are now cheaper than fossil fuels. Data comes from the Forum’s Renewable Infrastructure Investment Handbook. (Independent)

The Fourth Industrial Revolution has entered the world of design. Cites Forum executive chairman Klaus Schwab. (Globe and Mail)

A new blockchain advocacy group is launching. The co-chair of the Forum’s Future Council on Blockchain is behind the project. (CNBC)

A New Deal on Energy for Africa. The African Development Bank will launch the programme at the Forum’s Annual Meeting. (African Review)

Israel’s industry is losing competitiveness. Cites Global Competitiveness Report. (Jerusalem Post)