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"Battle for water" or redistribution of the Nile in the African
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

Not as rare reports in the press that the modern "war" for energy supplies recede into the past. Sooner or later, humanity will learn to play it from alternative sources. But is coming an even more brutal battle for the net sections of land, ocean, and clean drinking water, the supply of which, as it turns out, is very, very limited.

26-01-2014 admin 2403 0

The main global risks 2014
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

The burden of unsustainable debt, soaring youth unemployment and water crisis are the main causes of concern of international experts.

22-01-2014 admin 2801 0

Globalization: the "Westernization" and alternative forms of global strategies
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

"Over the past decades, the issue of globalization and its effects remains one of the most controversial. It would seem that the formation of international markets, the free movement of capital from country to country, increasing flows of migrants and tourists, the formation of TRANS-, inter - and supranational financial, economic and political institutions were supposed to bring Nations together in some kind of global integrity – planetary civilization. But while globalization does not destroy, but preserves the planetary hierarchy of the different peoples and Nations."

18-01-2014 admin 4668 0

Three scenarios of world governance: in search of optimal model
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

Experts give different forecasts about the future of a rapidly changing world. In November of last year in the capital of the United Arab Emirates organized an international forum on this topic. They talked about several scenarios. The experts discussed the question of which model of global governance can be dominant. In the forum, which sounded interesting ideas, attention was drawn to the diversity of opinions.

13-01-2014 admin 3919 0

The singularity is near again
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Futurist Raymond Kurzweil: in ten years we will live in virtual reality and led conversations with artificial intelligence.

11-01-2014 admin 2612 0

Let China America to Asia?
Проект: China and its role in the new world order

Almost a year ago in the American press slipped information that the US is preparing to redirect some of its resources to Asia. Now, however, it became clear that this strategic shift is temporarily canceled, largely because of China and its position in the global economy. It should be noted that in recent years China has grown to a global superpower and can afford to dictate their position to the world, including the United States.

10-01-2014 admin 1794 0

Saxo Bank's predictions for 2014: how are they real?
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

Oil prices fall to $ 80 per barrel and the most powerful economy of Europe — Germany falls into recession — these are just a couple of predictions for 2014 from Saxo Bank.

10-01-2014 admin 2115 0

Chinese roulette: why individual investors shouldn't buy bitcoins
Проект: Markets: estimates and projections

The creators of the virtual currency dreamed about private money, but turned out to be one more tool for speculation.

09-01-2014 admin 2199 0

As the global oil and gas market affects the change in the interests of the West, China and Russia in Central Asia?
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

One of the coordinates defining the geopolitics in Central Asia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, was competing for opportunities to develop oil and gas fields in the region. The political elites of the countries — oil and gas producers of Central Asia considered the sector as an engine for wider development of the national economy and a tool for guaranteeing the sovereignty. Foreign players are considered access to the sector as a mechanism for strengthening or acquiring influence in the region, but also as an opportunity to improve its energy security, but in commercial terms — as a new global opportunity for large corporate players.

09-01-2014 admin 2815 0

Moon: "One of the next goals of mankind"
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

When the struggle for resources of the moon especially bitter struggle was projected to be for her pole "the Moon is a very promising object for the development of natural resources", – said the newspaper VIEW member of the Russian Academy of cosmonautics named after Tsiolkovsky Alexander Zheleznyakov. He said, for the sake of what goals you should always aim for the moon and how soon could begin its real development.

19-12-2013 admin 2061 0