The Davos Debates

Every year, global leaders attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss how to better the world. With YouTube, you now have the chance to join them. Pablo Camacho, a student and independent writer from Bogotá, Colombia is reporting from the floor. Check it out:

With the international community under pressure to deliver a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, the ‘Road to Copenhagen’ initiative is now more vital than ever.


I’ve watched a bunch of great videos this morning, but I thought I throw this one your way because it’s a little different. This year Sport is on the agenda at the World Economic Forum. You can watch Mel Young, President Homeless World Cup, share his optimism and thoughts on the potential for sport and the values of sport to make a difference in our world right now.

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Joanne often gets really excited when she talks about Science. Luckily, she works in the Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory, the educational arm of the Michael Smith Labs. She likes all kinds of science but has a special spot in her heart for biology, technology, and well, sports. As a scientist and educator at UBC, she hopes that she never becomes so specialized that she loses her global perspective. (When she gets around to writing an intro post, I'm sure that she'll link to it here).