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

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

Public/Private Plans for ‘Upskilling’ the Workforce
2021-02-12 20:51:42
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — The work environment during COVID has demonstrated an increased need for technical expertise in the workforce. A report from the World Economic Forum offers that by 2022 — just next year — half of employees will require significant... Read More

Willingness to Pay for News and Other Media On the Rise, Study Finds
2020-04-02 17:22:26
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - While less than 16% of consumers currently pay for news and another 44% pay for entertainment, a willingness to pay for content they really want to see is on the rise, according to new research from the World... 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

Straight From The Well
Exit mobile version