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Do we need a global social contract?

Renowned speaker and writer Chandran Nair talks about the social contract, the promise to the other person and essential value ...

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Hybrid grasses

An interesting new study on the use of hybrid grasses to increase flood resilience: http://www.nature.com/srep/2013 ...

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Living to 100

It's estimated that we could have half a million people aged 100 and over in the UK by the ...

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Toilet troubles

The World Bank reports that one out of three people globally do not have access to a toilet at an ...

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Partnership not Problem

Are we in danger of viewing the issue of longer lives as a problem and perhaps viewing the older generation ...

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Health costs over longer life spans

For some, living longer means needing to manage health problems for longer periods. While we know that maximizing the effectiveness ...

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Best Low Costs Places to Retire

With pensions underfunded and people living longer, many are worried about outliving their pensions and savings. The article below shows ...

STORY URL: Best Places to Retire for Under $40,000
In these cities, you can live well for less than $40,000 per year.

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Combining our Skills and Knowledge

Can our understanding of behavioural economics stimulate a meaningful and innovative response to the demographic changes in society as outlined ...

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The value of older people

Older people have a lifetime of experience, and many are sources of incredible knowledge and wisdom. They're potentially one ...

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Nachhaltige Energiezukunft

Building a sustainable energy future - a view on risk and sustainability issues of our future energy system (for those mastering ...

STORY URL: ETH-Klimablog | Keine Energiezukunft ist risikofrei – aber einige Optionen sind nachhaltiger

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Urban bee keeping

A lovely clip created by Green Renaissance about urban bee keeping. If we want to be able to feed the ...

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When is enough enough?

In this clip, Swiss Re's Wilson Huynh looks ahead and asks some big questions - about balanced distribution, ever increasing ...

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The real gold - food

Christina Kaba, manager at Abalimi Farming in South Africa, talks with great passion about the immediate good that comes from ...

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Biggest climatic tragedy in Brazil

A huge storm in Rio de Janeiro's mountainous region is considered the biggest climatic tragedy of country's history ...

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A 'Sandy' experience

As part of the Open Minds project people from around the world shared their thoughts. In this clip Lou Ann ...

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