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March 4, 2019

Creating employment for over 200 thousand in Jakarta

Indonesia’s capital – Jakarta – is facing mass unemployment. Between 100 and 150 thousand Jakartans are believed to be unemployed...
February 22, 2019
Chandran Nair on Sustainability and the Fallacy of Global Governance

Sustainability and the Fallacy of Global Governance

Any global effort on climate change is toothless without the cooperation of national governments and their ability to act to support their aims...
February 15, 2019

The Greater Bay Area: a new kind of megalopolis

The Global Institute For Tomorrow is launching a new programme this year titled the 2019 Greater Bay Area Young Leaders Programme...
February 1, 2019

Basic needs are not basic business: rural electrification in East Malaysia

In April, GIFT ASEAN will run the third Malaysia Young Leaders Programme (YLP) in Sabah, which will include an experiential learning...
January 16, 2019

The West is Struggling to Hit its Climate Targets. What Would the Developing World do Differently?

If the West is unable to fight climate change, then it falls to large developing nations...
December 4, 2018

The Cost of Cooling our Cities

The very air-conditioning that protects many of us from debilitating and life-threatening temperatures contain greenhouse gas-emitting refrigerants and require significant amounts of energy...
October 19, 2018

Climate Change, Economic Truths and the Limits to Growth

A threat like climate change requires strong actions by governments. Business and markets have roles to play...
September 21, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut’s Message to Hong Kong: Rethink Reclamation and Prepare for Climate Change Seriously

The latest superstorm should be a wake-up call to the government on the need to plan...
September 7, 2018

Why Pessimism is Under-rated

We need a definition of ‘progress’ that moves away from growth at any cost...
February 22, 2019
Chandran Nair on Sustainability and the Fallacy of Global Governance

Sustainability and the Fallacy of Global Governance

Any global effort on climate change is toothless without the cooperation of national governments and their ability to act to support their aims...
January 16, 2019

The West is Struggling to Hit its Climate Targets. What Would the Developing World do Differently?

If the West is unable to fight climate change, then it falls to large developing nations...
December 4, 2018

The Cost of Cooling our Cities

The very air-conditioning that protects many of us from debilitating and life-threatening temperatures contain greenhouse gas-emitting refrigerants and require significant amounts of energy...
October 19, 2018

Climate Change, Economic Truths and the Limits to Growth

A threat like climate change requires strong actions by governments. Business and markets have roles to play...