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The World Economic Forum's channel features all our podcast series:
- "Cities of Tomorrow" discusses the tools that are needed and the policies that have to be implemented, for cities to become effective actors to help solve the world’s most pressing issues.
- "A Glimpse into the Future" explores how breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas can help us shape our future.
- "Mapping Global Transformations" is a podcast series featuring leading global experts who are highlighting changes in areas of global interest.
- "On our radar" takes a deep look at the issues bubbling up on the global agenda.
- "What you said" brings you the must-read stories of the week.

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The World Economic Forum's channel features all our podcast series:
- "Cities of Tomorrow" discusses the tools that are needed and the policies that have to be implemented, for cities to become effective actors to help solve the world’s most pressing issues.
- "A Glimpse into the Future" explores how breakthrough technologies and innovative ideas can help us shape our future.
- "Mapping Global Transformations" is a podcast series featuring leading global experts who are highlighting changes in areas of global interest.
- "On our radar" takes a deep look at the issues bubbling up on the global agenda.
- "What you said" brings you the must-read stories of the week.

    Nico Rosberg: driving towards a cleaner post-COVID world

    Nico Rosberg: driving towards a cleaner post-COVID world

    The world champion racing driver-turned green investor tells us how the pandemic should be an opportunity to accelerate zero-emissions transport. And find out what he thinks of the armchair athletes of esports.

    • 20 min
    Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation

    Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation

    Dr Maria Neria, Director of the Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health Department of the World Health Organisation by World Economic Forum

    • 14 min
    The Great Reset: Redesigning Social Contracts in Crisis

    The Great Reset: Redesigning Social Contracts in Crisis

    In the latest Great Reset dialogue, John Kerry, Jan Vapaavuori, Hilary Cottam, Mohammad Jaafar, Bob Moritz, Geraldine Matchett, Phillip Atiba Goff, Saadia Zahidi and Borge Brende discuss how to rebuild the ‘social contract’ in a world where millions of people have lost their jobs and faith in democracy is under extreme pressure.

    • 25 min
    Pollution and the pandemic - why poor air quality made things worse

    Pollution and the pandemic - why poor air quality made things worse

    Mounting evidence suggests people who live with polluted air are more likely to catch and die from COVID-19. WHO’s Dr Maria Neira tells us why we need a cleaner economy as we rebuild from lockdown, and The Clean Air Fund’s Jane Burston says pressure for change will come from the people.

    • 19 min
    Race, racism and COVID-19 with Devi Sridhar

    Race, racism and COVID-19 with Devi Sridhar

    Why are people of colour more likely to catch and die from COVID-19? Devi Sridhar, Professor of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh, gives us her view, and also tells us why the as-yet unknown long-term consequences of the virus for survivors could make COVID-19 ‘our generation’s polio’.

    • 18 min
    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Special Envoy to Mobilise International Economic Support for Continental Fight Against COVID-19

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Special Envoy to Mobilise International Economic Support for Continental Fight Against COVID-19

    Max Hall speaks to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about issues facing Africa during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

    • 27 min

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