Climate change skepticism and denial

And now Europe faces the Trump test

One of the biggest economic threats that Donald Trump, inaugurated as the 45th US president on Friday, carries is the element of uncertainty. The fact that nobody is really sure what policies he is going to implement and what he wants to achieve makes it difficult to assess what his presidency could mean for the global economy.

Davos: The rich are worried

"I can't wait to see how the incoming administration deals with AI (artificial intelligence)," said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in a less-than-gracious reference to the fact that the Trump team hasn't got a clue about the real driving force in the changing world economy.

Tough years ahead

America and the world will not be the same again. Donald Trump left no doubt about that with his speech on Friday. First of all, he is different. He rode the anti-establishment wave that has swept the West; and it appears that he didn't simply do it "professionally" using extreme rhetoric and slogans as tools.