Plastics production will keep surging—unless we fast-track the circular economy.
Safe for a million years? A proposal for storing nuclear waste.
The big problem for women isn’t the glass ceiling. It’s the broken rung.
Good news on the climate: carbon emissions in 30 major cities are falling.
The most innovative economies—and what makes them successful.
The crisis isn’t in capitalism, but in the way it expanded.
Lone hackers are the least of our cyber-worries. Get ready for virtual societal warfare.
Even if there are 100 trillion habitable worlds, we may be the only intelligent life in the universe.
The zombie robot argument. Automation may not cause joblessness or inequality.
Why those who work from home are more productive: asynchronous communication.
Businesses’ new role in the age of stakeholder capitalism. Op-ed by Forum founder Klaus Schwab. (Channel News Asia)
On the big screen. A new film about the Forum to open a coming documentary festival. (Screen Daily)
South Africa leads the world in budget transparency. Continuing coverage of the Global Competitiveness Report. (Business Tech)
US-India trade deal is close. Quotes from the US commerce secretary’s speech at the India Economic Summit. (Financial Express)
How protests changed the climate debate. References Greta Thunberg’s speech at Davos. (Washington Post)