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New Thinking for a New World – a Tällberg Foundation Podcast

Aiming to provoke people to think — and therefore act — differently about the issues that are shaping our future, the Tällberg Foundation is sharing insights from distinguished leaders from different sectors and geographies as we explore the most pressing issues that are challenging and changing our societies.
 
 

Dec 23, 2020

2020 will probably be remembered as the year of COVID. But perhaps more importantly, to our collective futures, it's the year that saw the emergence of the scientist as an accepted, necessary player in public policymaking. Probably not since Sputnik and the space race have scientists and science been so visible in the...


Dec 17, 2020

2020 will be remembered as the Pandemic Year, when a deadly pathogen somehow moved from bat to human—and the rest is history still being written. Six out of 10 infectious diseases are zoonotic: everything from COVID and the other coronaviruses to rabies, West Nile, even the plague. In a Croesus-like effort to break...


Nov 12, 2020

The U.S. election has come, but not quite gone as President Trump continues to resist the otherwise apparent victory of Joe Biden. Notwithstanding that drama, what did the voting tell us about America, Americans, and democracy?

Scott Miller, political and business consultant, and Josh Steiner, investor and adviser...


Oct 29, 2020

Once again, the Amazon is burning—and deforestation may be approaching a tipping point that could turn the world’s largest rain forest into dry savanna or even dessert.  What are the potential consequences?  Why aren’t we terrified?  Who should be doing what?
 
André Guimarães, executive director of IPAM...


Oct 22, 2020

The competition between China and the United States is the defining geopolitical reality of the 21st century. The evolution of its new Great Game will determine whether our collective future will be one of prosperity or disaster.
 
In this episode of New Thinking for a New World, Alan Stoga talks to Kishore Mahbubani,...