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Davos World Economic Forum: Climate change poses HUGE risks to the economy

Whatever you think of billionaires, it’s almost always better to have them on your side rather than as foes. That’s why news from one of the world’s glitziest gatherings of the high and mighty, the World Economic Forum at Davos, bodes well for climate activists. Prior to meeting this week, the WEF published its celebrated annual […]

Trump pitches fossil fuels in Davos, as report puts climate crisis as world’s No. 1 risk

The World Economic Forum’s annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, opened this week with the 15th edition of its Global Risks Report. The top 2 risks on the list are the climate crisis and biodiversity loss, two matters inextricably bound up with each other. And in struts Donald Trump playing pitchman for fossil fuels and taking swipes at climate activism. By Meteor […]

January 23rd

Those darn youngsters won’t shut up about climate change. Thank god!

Last week, regular CleanTechnica reader Thijs Buelens contacted me to ask if I was aware of the climate change protests taking place in Europe recently, most of them led by young people. (Full disclosure: Anyone born after the Eisenhower administration is a young person from my perspective.) He sent along some links to local news reports to educate […]

January 30th

“Nothing to fear…” – at Davos, Spain endorses the Green New Deal

Speaking to the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez said that in the face of “global and cross-cutting” climate change, every government must embrace ecological responses. “The ecological transition, which has started to be known in many forums as the Green New Deal, should not instill fear,” he added, noting […]

January 28th