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If we win the climate war, empowering 8 billion minds and other top stories of the week

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Also in this week's round-up: how to make the gig economy fair and meet the air taxi. Image: Shridhar Gupta on Unsplash

Adrian Monck
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What if we beat climate change? Visualizing life in a “CO-topia”.
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The self-important don’t always win. The world needs systems leaders.
⇒ Explore: Leadership in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Empowering 8 billion minds. The future of mental health tech.

From fishing village to glittering global hub. The transformation of Dubai.

The gig economy is here to stay. Here’s how to make it fair.

This air taxi can see around corners. Meet the multicopter.

What is a global future council, anyway?

To catch cybercriminals, learn from cybercriminals.

In this conflict, even winners lose: the economics of trade wars.

Trained apes, not robots. How the future looked from the recent past.

This computer is made out of light particles. A milestone on the race to quantum.

Scientists need to tell it like it is. The facts on the catastophic climate emergency.

Even if they really like you, don’t do it. The problem with consensual workplace romance.

The only way to restrain state violence against individuals. Lessons from Germany.

The intelligence of trees. They nurture their young and get stressed.

From cold war to hot peace. Quotes Forum president at the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils. (The Hill)

Were schools really better way back when? Draws data from Global Competitiveness Report. (Washington Post)

A global standard for reporting cyber attacks. Co-authored by Forum lead. (Harvard Business Review)

Why Africa’s future will determine the world’s. Cites Forum agenda blog. (World Politics Review)

Saudi Arabia launches new Centre for the 4IR. (Saudi Gazette)

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