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Saharan solar farms, sustainable limits and other top stories of the week

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Adrian Monck
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A solar farm the size of Paris. Turning the Sahara into an energy powerhouse.

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China’s environmental tipping point. Making a red giant go green.

It’s the best time ever to be alive. Why does no one know it?

Innovation is missing something: patience.

Stop fearing trade deficits. How dubious arithmetic leads to poor policies.

Female doctors show more empathy. And they pay the price.

How do you make a global village meeting sustainable? Like this.

Rising confidence, no wish to run the world. A view from Beijing.

Principles for humans and electrons. Modeling ISIS and the alt right with physics.

Replacing the dollar as a reserve asset. The cryptocurrency opportunity for the IMF.

‘Not good enough.’ Growing up as a working-class girl in the UK.

A fake Instagram model with political influence — and no one knows who’s responsible.

Industrial revolutions are political wrecking balls. Quotes Professor Klaus Schwab’s The Fourth Industrial Revolution. (New York Times)

Data protection standards need to be global. An op-ed by the Forum’s Kai Keller. (Wired)

How Hong Kong is preparing its youth for the future. Cites The Future of Jobs Report. (Al Jazeera)

Blockchain developers in demand. References Forum toolkit for businesses and blockchain. (Computerworld)

Women in Jordan march for equality. Cites Global Gender Gap Index. (Jordan Times)

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