World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum: Ditch Your Car and Save the Planet

Is your car really necessary? The World Economic Forum (WEF) doesn’t think so. It has published a paper that calls for an end to “wasteful” private car ownership in favor of communal sharing to lessen global demands for precious metals and fossil fuels.

Reading, PA - November 11: Cars parked in the 200 block of South 4th street in Reading Thursday afternoon November 11, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)

World Economic Forum: Gas Prices Must Go Even Higher — to Save Democracy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released a position paper Monday that inexorably links two claimed global crises as one – “climate change” and the “decline of democracy.” It says fighting the former can save the latter as long as consumers stop burning coal, oil, and gas in exchange for green renewables.

World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab gestures during a briefing session entitled "The World Economic Forum's Vision and Mission" during the WEF annual meeting on January 24, 2012 in Davos. Some 1600 economic and political leaders, including 40 heads of states and governments, will be asked …

John Kerry Hobnobs with Chinese Officials at Davos

Chinese state media on Thursday was delighted to report the Biden administration’s “climate envoy,” John Kerry, met with Chinese representatives at the World Economic Forum (WEF) to discuss “room for cooperation on climate change amid bilateral tensions.”

US climate envoy John Kerry (L) attends next to China's special climate envoy Xie Zhenhua during a session at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on May 24, 2022. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

Zelensky Defends China’s Inaction on Russian Invasion at Davos

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday that he is “satisfied” with China’s policy of non-interference against the invasion launched by its ally Russia. Zelensky said he desires closer relations with China even though it has done nothing to protect his country from the devastating Russian assault.

In this image from video provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks from Kyiv, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 10, 2022. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)

Power Outages Could Hit Much of the Globe This Summer

The summer of 2022 is poised to deliver a dangerous challenge to overstressed power grids around the world, at a time of soaring energy prices and reduced fuel inventories thanks to the coronavirus pandemic aftermath and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

A workers quenches his thirst next to power lines as a heatwave continues to lashes the capital, in New Delhi, India, Monday, May 2, 2022. An unusually early and brutal heat wave is scorching parts of India, where acute power shortages are affecting millions as demand for electricity surges to …