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Stockholm Resilience Centre: Managing global resources on a global level by 2050

Seminar with Professor Katherine Richardson at Stockholm Resilience Centre. Katherine Richardson is Professor in Biological Oceanography at the University of Copenhagen.  

John Fullerton and Hunter Lovins: Rethinking global finance

As written by John Fullerton and Hunter Lovins; Science tells us we are in ecological overshoot. We are using Earth’s resources faster than they can be regenerated. So, too, are we in economic and financial overshoot, propelled by a financial system that demands growth with no concern for the environment and little regard for human …

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Sarah Harper: 21st Century — The Last Century of Youth

Hosted by the University of Oxford, this talk by professor Sarah Harper looks at the rapidly declining percentage of young people across the world as the population ageing moves across the globe. She asks what implications this will have for societies, their economies and political structures. Professor Harper will also consider the potential collision of …

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Discussion: How Do We Finance Energy Projects for the Future?

Featuring Kristina M. Johnson, Christopher M. Hyzy, James E. Rogers, and Robert J. Gruendel Kristina M. Johnson is founder and CEO of Enduring Hydro Christopher M. Hyzy is managing director and chief investment officer at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management James E. Rogers is chairman, president, and CEO of Duke Energy Robert …

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Eric Drexler: A Future of Radical Abundance – Transforming the Material Basis of Civilization

The researcher, author and futurist Eric Drexler coined the concept of molecular nanotechnology 26 years ago. The future that he outlined in his book “Engines of creations” was then questioned by many. Now Drexler returns with a somewhat developing vision, where the concept of nanotechnology is replaced with APM (Atomically Precise Manufacturing). He clarify s …

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Didier Sornette: How we can predict the next financial crisis

TED presents Didier Sornette who, together with his Financial Crisis Observatory have plotted a set of early warning signs for unstable, growing systems, tracking the moment when any bubble is about to pop. (And he’s seeing it happen again, right now.) [KGVID width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/DidierSornette_2013G-480p.mp4[/KGVID]

Discussion: Future of the Global Economy: Optimism or Pessimism?

Fora TV presents a discussion and debate on the topic of the economic development in the world. With leading journalists and academics debating whether we should view the future of the global economy through the lens of optimism or pessimism. In an argument in support of an optimistic global outlook, Dr. Parag Khanna of the Hybrid Reality …

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