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World Economic Forum: ‘Top Stories Of The Week’

Top stories of the week of September 23, 2022 from the World Economic Forum:

Video timeline: 0:15 Could These Solar Panel Windows Be The Future Of Green Energy? – If deployed on a large scale, Ubiquitous Energy says the windows could transform solar capacity worldwide. 01:33 What Would A Post-Economic Growth World Look Like? – ‘What is the type of growth that the world needs? And what is the type of de-growth we need?’ asks Tariq Al-Olaimy, Social Entrepreneur and Global Shapers Alumni. 04:41 Clean energy jobs boom – Green energy jobs in wind and solar are more available than fossil fuel jobs for the first time 05:57 Is your smartphone making you less smart? – Not according to scientists

Top Stories Of The Week: World Economic Forum

This week, the World Economic Forum is highlighting 4 key stories – roads that charge electric cars reducing the need for charging points, a false banana that could feed 100 million people, solar farms on superstore roofs and 3 reasons that economic growth will be slower in 2022.

Timeline: 00:00 – Intro 0:14 – Electric Roads 01:24 – False Banana 04:04 – Slow Economic Growth

The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

Morning News: President Biden Heads To Europe, U.S. Economic Growth, Prison

President Biden will make a delayed departure for Europe as Democratic lawmakers spar over his spending agenda. Economic forecasters predict lackluster U.S. quarterly growth numbers. And a federal parole commission creates unique challenges for prisoners seeking release from “hard time” in the nation’s capital.

Morning News Podcast: U.S. Economy, Gold Prices & Covid-19 Vaccine Sites

A.M. Edition for April 2. WSJ’s Paul Hannon on the impact the U.S.’s expected economic expansion may have on the global economy this year. 

Gold futures have their worst quarter since 2016. Getting a Covid-19 shot is a celebration at some vaccination sites. Keith Collins hosts.

Technology Podcast: Covid “Growth”, Magnetic Tape & Herbal Remedies

Covid-19 has catalysed scientific advancement and boosted technological optimism. Could innovation be the answer to decades of slowing growth in Western countries? Also, why magnetic tape still reigns supreme in “cold” data storage. And how effective are traditional herbal remedies at treating tropical diseases?