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How does a life at 100+ feel like?

Earlier in the month, I participated in a dialogue session at the Open Mind forum at the Munich 150 Years ...

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Finding the balance - energy, food, housing, jobs...

Finding the balance. - 9 billion by 2050, this brings many challenges to us and future generations, the main topics have ...

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Golden Rice and other GM conundrums

A lot of the debate in emerging markets such as India is around the pros and cons of GM food ...

STORY URL: Forbes India Magazine - Can a Hungry World Say No to GM Crops and Still Have Food Security?
The world is running low on food. Can we afford to reject GM crops out of hand?

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The wealth and potential of solar energy

David Bresch, Swiss Re's Global Head Sustainability, talks about the wealth of solar energy and a future that doesn't rely ...

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Europe's economy needs more older workers

Europe faces significant labour market gaps as a result of demographic change. In the UK alone there are 13.5 ...

STORY URL: International Longevity Centre - UK
The International Longevity Centre-UK is the leading think tank on longevity and demographic change.

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So many issues: isn't it great?

A six-hour bus journey, and your mind does tend to wander. Which is what mine did in early November as ...

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What it will take to become a Type 1 civilization

I've recently watched a very thought-provoking TED Talk by Neill Blomkamp, the young South-African filmmaker who brought us "District 9" ...

STORY URL: TEDxVancouver - Neill Blomkamp - 11/21/09
About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people toget...

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Solar ~ Hut(s)

The story is simple - There are very hot sunny days in many parts of the Earth. The question is simple ...

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Vivre plus longtemps - enjeux financiers, enjeux de société

Un panel organisé lors de la célébration des 150 ans de Swiss Re à Paris s’est concentré sur une ...

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Vive les vieux - Living longer lives: A risk or opportunity?

Swiss Re's 150 Years Anniversary in Paris brought together more than 500 guests at l'Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild ...

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Solar Impulse - un moyen extraordinaire...

Bertrand Piccard, initiateur et président du projet Solar Impulse, a trouvé un moyen extraordinaire pour démontrer ce que le courage ...

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The future is a Swiss red wine...

I'm in Zurich, enjoying a glass of Swiss red wine and reflecting on last week's excellent Swiss Re 150 Year ...

STORY URL: Risk Window | Swiss Re
http://riskwindow.swissre.com/risk-window#qst=15;cnt=4;age=17

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Older people, modern views

Less than a week after the Open Minds event in London, and to mark The United Nations' (UN) International Day ...

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The future – bright or bleak, it will be silver

Someone (it seems likely that it was my yoga teacher, since I’ve tracked what I’m about to say ...

STORY URL: Consensus Research Blog
http://www.consensus-research.com/blog/?p=878

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Work less, live longer

According to the (very left leaning) New Economic Forum, a shift to a 30-hour working week would "help to address ...

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