Investing in our future means thinking about the long term
Investing in our future means thinking about the long term

Christiana Figueres the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) discusses the aims of COP21 and how significant the risks of climate change are for investors and the wider global economy.

Climate risk insurance: how to protect 400 million people?

The 2015 G7 summit set a goal of providing climate risk insurance to 400 million of the world's most vulnerable people by 2020. We talked to a few experts to find out why this coverage is important, and how to achieve the G7's target.

How a 3D printer saved my stove

When he couldn’t get a replacement part for his cooker, Open Knowledge correspondent James Tulloch turned to 3D printing. 

Micro-sleep: the shortest danger on the road

To learn more about the dangers of drowsy driving, we talked to two pretty alert sleep experts.

History of Risk, Part 1: The Principles of Risk

In the first of a series on the history of risk, we explore the surprising origins of insurance and risk assessment.

A Cocktail Party Guide to: Subterranean farming

Welcome to the first of our Cocktail Party Guides on today’s most talked-about topics. First up: news of an underground food phenomenon in south London.

"Reforms are needed, but not only in Greece"

If a Greek default happens, Hung Tran of the Institute of International Finance tells us what we could expect.

Where do the returns come from?
Where do the returns come from?

Andreas Lindner explains why people need more opportunity-oriented investments and how Allianz’s new “KomfortDynamik” pension concept for the German market can help. Lindner is responsible for capital investments at Allianz Leben in Germany.

Why Detroit could be a good example for Greece (or not)

What lessons can Greece learn from the Motor City's bankruptcy two years ago?