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Metropolis now! Poor to be hardest hit by climate change

This was a key result for me out of the "Metropolis now! Can our cities cope with disaster?" discussion at ...

STORY URL: Connecting Generations: Metropolis Now | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect...

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Metropolis Now: Can our cities cope with disaster?

Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect millions of people every year and can cause significant economic damage, particularly ...

STORY URL: Connecting Generations: Metropolis Now | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Floods, storms, earthquakes and other natural disasters affect...

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Why food prices are set to rise

Food security can be analyzed at three mutually supportive levels. The first is at the global level where issues of ...

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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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Mein Weg zu mehr Lebensqualität und weniger Welthunger

Es gibt kaum ein Problem, bei dem wir Konsumenten so viel mit so einfachen Massnahmen erreichen können, wie im Bereich ...

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Haiyan & rural resilience for the poor

The floods of Haiyan are receding - and slowly it's becoming known how big the disaster is; not only in ...

STORY URL: Could micro-insurance help the poorest communities deal with climate change?
Dramatic storms like Haiyan are becoming normal and affecting the poorest populations; micro-insurance promises to increase their resilience

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We need a new business model to feed 9 billion – sustainably

Food security is about having enough to eat – that's what we all think. Unfortunately that's not the whole ...

STORY URL: Connecting generations: Partnering for food security | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
870 million people are hungry today. At the same time, 1.3 billion...

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10 % go for nuclear to go green on energy

Nuclear energy was a late but highly controversial topic during last night's "Connecting generations: Meeting the Energy challenge" at ...

STORY URL: Connecting generations: Meeting the energy challenge | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Energy innovation has given us reliable heat, light, transport and...

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How to feed 9 billion? Tell us YOUR ideas for YOUR FUTURE!

How do we feed 9 billion in 2050? Send YOUR ideas for YOUR FUTURE now!

On the 3 December 2013 ...

STORY URL: Connecting generations: Partnering for food security | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
870 million people are hungry today. At the same time, 1.3 billion...

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Energy future 2050 - send your questions for the webcast now

On the 30 October 2013 we will discuss YOUR energy future at "Connecting generations: Meeting the energy challenge" at the ...

STORY URL: Connecting generations: Meeting the energy challenge | Swiss Re - Centre for Global Dialogue
Energy innovation has given us reliable heat, light, transport and...

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