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January 2013

 

See how GES solutions can be implemented:
Converting Renewable Energies into Gas

January 31, 2013

Converting Renewable Energies into Gas

“The Energy Crisis and Climate Change" has been discussed at the GES. A respective solution is "Reduce emissions from power generation by exploiting available options in natural gas, bioenergy, and wind power; at the same time, increase public sector R&D on new technologies including carbon capture and storage (CCS), photovoltaics, and nuclear fusion." This solution has been implemented:

The Audi e-gas project represents the company's first step towards producing sustainable fuels. The company is currently building the world's first industrial-scale plant to convert CO₂ and renewable electricity into a synthetic natural gas that can be fed into the natural gas network. This power-to-gas technology opens up new possibilities for sustainable mobility and the energy economy of the future.

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Fiscal Consolidation through Fiscal Rules?

January 28, 2013

Fiscal Consolidation through Fiscal Rules

Davos: Harvard-economist Kenneth Rogoff suggests inflation to reduce public debt in the Euro zone.

The GES community thinks:

Budget consolidation through credible fiscal rules serves that purpose better.

For example, define a long-term target for the debt-to-GDP ratio and an upper limit for the annual budget deficit to GDP ratio, depending on the business cycle, the country’s existing debt-to-GDP ratio and its future growth prospects.

Fiscal Consolidation through Fiscal Rules?

 


 

Davos: World Economic Forum promotes fight against youth unemployment

January 24, 2013

Tackling Youth Unemployment

The challenge of youth unemployment must not be underestimated: half the world’s population is under the age of 27 and young people make up an estimated 40% of the 200 million people unemployed worldwide. (cp. WEF)

GES Solution
GES experts suggest to publicize the importance of vocational training and foster uptake.

Promote vocational training and foster uptake.

 


 

Islamistic terrorism in northern Africa:
The myth of the "holy war" should be de-glorified

January 22, 2013

GES blogpost
When islamist groups commit terrorist attacks, try to take control of governments or threaten western democracies, one myth is always present: The myth of doing something heroic. The myth of killing in the name of god. The myth of the “holy war”. Right now, this is the case in the northwest of the African continent. Western countries should start to treat these self-declared heroes with a more realistic approach, GES-experts suggest.

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Crisis in Northern Africa

January 21, 2013

Dealing with Terrorism GES-experts suggest to initiate a comprehensive international initiative to prevent weapons falling into terrorist hands.

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The Trillion Dollar Coin

January 14, 2013

Fiscal Consolidation through Fiscal RulesInstead of the trillion-dollar-coin: The United States need a credible fiscal rule for budget consolidation.

Define a long-term target for the debt-to-GDP ratio and an upper limit for the annual budget deficit to GDP ratio, depending on the business cycle, the country’s existing debt-to-GDP ratio and its future growth prospects. ...

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Did Iran attack websites of American banks?

January 10, 2013

Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and the Future of the InternetGES-experts propose international treaty to promote global cooperation on investigation of cybercrime.

Cybercrime is a truly global criminal phenomenon and cannot be adequately dealt with by single jurisdiction approaches to policing. International consensus on the detection, investigation and prosecution process must be reached ...


Solution for Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and the Future of the Internet

 


 

See how GES solutions can be implemented: Elevating Representation of Women in Leadership

January 03, 2013

“Board Diversity and Corporate Governance” has been discussed at the Global Economic Symposium. Respective GES solution are "Establish male “champions of change”—corporate CEOs who can be the public voice for gender diversity on boards and in senior management, and who can even sponsor and mentor women for board placement. and "Include men in the process of empowering women."These solutions have been implemented:

The Implementation: Elevating Representation of Women in Leadership
In April 2010, Commissioner Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission, was instrumental in bringing together some of Australia’s most influential and diverse male CEOs and Chairpersons to form the Male Champions of Change group.

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