At Davos, UN Chief Warns the World Is in a ‘Sorry State’
At Davos, UN Chief Warns the World Is in a 'Sorry State'

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The world is in a “sorry state" because of myriad interlinked challenges including climate change and Russia's war in Ukraine that are “piling up like cars in a chain reaction crash,” the U.N. chief said at... Read More

Biden, Xi Agree US and China Should ‘Manage’ Conflict, Compete ‘Responsibly’
2022-11-14 16:21:53
by Dan McCue

BALI, Indonesia — President Biden’s much anticipated bilateral meeting with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China took place Monday morning in Bali, Indonesia. The first face-to-face meeting of the leaders as heads of state of their respective... Read More

Davos Ends With Germany Pushing Global Work on Climate, War

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed hopes Thursday for global cooperation on climate change, hunger and war, while dozens of climate activists demonstrated in the Swiss town of Davos as a meeting of global elites ended with many words but... Read More

At Davos, Climate Debate Over Role of Oil in 'Going Green'

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — As government officials, corporate leaders and other elites at the World Economic Forum grapple with how to confront climate change and its devastating effects, a central question is emerging: to what extent can oil and gas... Read More

Global Leaders Facing Complex, Often Divergent Economic Challenges in 2022
2022-01-21 19:25:10
by Dan McCue

GENEVA, Switzerland – Policy makers the world over will face a complex and often divergent set of economic challenges this year as COVID wanes and other challenges, ranging from inflation to record fiscal debt levels, retake center stage, said participants... Read More

World Economic Forum Warns Cyber Risks Add to Climate Threat

LONDON (AP) — Cybersecurity and space are emerging risks to the global economy, adding to existing challenges posed by climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, the World Economic Forum said in a report Tuesday. The Global Risks Report is usually released ahead of the annual... Read More

World Economic Forum Scraps Davos Meeting Over Omicron Concerns
2021-12-20 16:23:55
by Dan McCue

DAVOS, Switzerland — For the second year in a row, the coronavirus is wreaking havoc on the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos. The organization, which has been hosting the high-profile networking event for business executives, world leaders and... Read More

Trump Assails Climate 'Alarmists' in Davos, Touts US Economy as ' Roaring Geyser of Opportunity’
2020-01-21 16:11:35
by Dan McCue

President Donald Trump used his speech on the opening day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland to ignore the "perennial prophets of doom" and to claim the U.S. economy has come "thundering back" under his watch. "This is... Read More

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