Report shows climate is world’s biggest risk

China Daily (Europe) | Jan 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM
  • Economic and political polarization will increase this year.
  • For the first time in the 15-year history of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood of occurrence are dominated by the environment.
  • Issues of concern among the respondents include extreme weather events, the failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation by governments and businesses, human-made environmental damage and disasters, major biodiversity loss, and ecosystem collapse.