How to manage a megacity | The Economist

From The Economist. By 2050, 6 billion people could be living in cities. How should the challenges caused by rapid urbanization be handled in the world ahead? Film supported by @Mission Winnow 00:00 – What are megacities? 01:01 – The problem with megacities 03:07 – How is Ahmedabad tackling rapid urbanisation? 04:45 – How can…

How to cool a warming world | The Economist

From The Economist. The warmer it gets, the more people use air conditioning—but the more people use air conditioning, the warmer it gets. Is there any way out of this trap? 00:00: What’s the cooling conundrum? 01:05: The pros and cons of AC 03:28: How to reinvent air conditioning 05:02: Can buildings be redesigned to…

Brian Cox: Why Succession struck a chord | The Economist

From The Economist. Brian Cox of HBO’s “Succession” reveals what it’s like to play the tyrannical media mogul and patriarch Logan Roy, and why the show struck such a chord in Trump’s America. 00:00 – The success of “Succession” 00:50 – Brian Cox’s career and playing Logan Roy 01:33 – How he finds humanity in…

The hidden cost of black hair | The Economist

From The Economist. Hair is an important part of black women’s identity, but throughout history it has also been a target of oppression. What is the true cost of having black hair? 00:00 – What does your hair mean to you? 01:17 – Current attitudes towards textured hair 02:37 – How has black hair been…

Business: go woke or go broke? | The Economist

From The Economist. Today consumers want to buy more sustainable products, employees want to work for firms that share their values, and in the investment world, ESG funds are all the rage. How are companies responding to these shifting demands and can businesses really do well by doing good? Film supported by @Cognizant 00:00 –…

Who should fix climate change? | The Economist

From The Economist. This is an excerpt from a longer event, exclusive to Economist subscribers. To watch this event in full or join a live discussion, go to the subscriber-events hub—you’ll just have to subscribe to The Economist if you haven’t already. 00:00 – Who should fix climate change? 00:55 – Hard problems are why…

The challenges facing Germany’s new leader | The Economist

From The Economist. Germany’s election marks the end of an era of stability and stagnation. What international challenges will Angela Merkel’s successor face? 00:00 The coalition negotiations 01:00 Who are the kingmakers? 02:09: Who is Olaf Scholz? 03:09 Germany’s future global role 04:57 Germany’s relationship with Russia & China Like our video content? Take our…

Is higher inflation cause for concern? | The Economist

From The Economist. Inflation rates have been rising all over the world, surprising many economists. While the rich world is paying higher prices for durable goods such as cars, in emerging markets soaring food prices are a greater worry. What is causing this unexpected bout of inflation, and will it last? 00:00 – What’s happening…

To see Germany’s future, look at its cars | The Economist

From The Economist. As the election approaches, Germany’s carmakers will face the same challenges as its new leaders: a need to innovate, tackle climate change and reassess its trade relationship with China. How this world-renowned motor industry navigates the road ahead could tell a lot about Germany’s future. 00:00‌ ‌-‌ ‌Germany‌ ‌faces‌ ‌numerous‌ ‌challenges‌ ‌…