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The benefits of Internet connectivity are increasing exponentially, even as the digital divide widens in some areas of the world.
“GSN 2.0—Can We Reach 90% Decarbonization by 2050?”
Our guests discuss the technologies and strategies that will boost collaboration, get people talking, and solve our urgent climate problems.
Fourth in a series on deep collaboration strategies for deep decarbonization in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal #13, calling for a roadmap for solutions.
How will we handle this mind-boggling volume of data being transmitted, and do it in a secure way? “The Internet of Things needs a Ledger of Things,” says Alex Tapscott, coauthor with his father, Don Tapscott, of the “Blockchain Revolution”, to be published in May. “It needs a way to score what’s talking to what, who owes who money, and reconcile all of that.”
The World Economic Forum recently announced the new class of the Forum of Young Global Leaders.
LinkNYC will replace the thousands of empty phone kiosks with Wi-Fi hotspots that include charging ports for the phone in your pocket, an emergency 911 call button, free domestic calls and even a tablet for web access.
Gastromotiva, a “sociogastronomic organization” that teaches cooking and then teaches its students to train others, building community and prosperity.
Progressive companies are looking at the biggest emissions challenge for many companies: emissions created by employees commuting to the workplace.
Akvo Caddisfly is designed to be a simple, fast, portable and low cost drinking water testing kit.
Third in a series on deep collaboration strategies for deep decarbonization
in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal #13.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released a new report, “The Trends Shaping Education,” that says that cities can learn from one another in ways that are impossible at the national level.
GSN Founder and Executive Director, and Trent University chancellor Don Tapscott received his Order of Canada from Governor General David Johnston at a ceremony last Friday morning at Rideau Hall in Ottawa
At the same time that teens are starting to forego the once-quintessential ticket to adulthood, American cites and urban areas are growing faster than the country as a whole. Millennials are driving trends toward alternative transportation strategies with their technological dexterity and their economically constrained lifestyle.
The second in a series on deep collaboration strategies for deep decarbonization in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal #13.
C40 Cities, the GSN focused on the issues of climate change in the urban context, has developed a report in partnership with Arup Consulting that coincides with the COP21 meetings.
Recent elections were historic not only for the suffrage of the women voters, but because women were also running for positions in the government. 978 women registered as candidates for the first time in Saudi history, along with 5,938 men.
The new single-topic news platform will detail the ramifications of climate change in the circumpolar Arctic.
AFR100 (African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative), is a pan-African, country-led effort to restore 100 million hectares (386 thousand square miles) of degraded and deforested landscapes by 2030.