Global Risks Report 2022
The 17th Global Risks Report is out.
Key findings include that social and environmental risks have intensified as a consequence of the Corona pandemic. Sentiment toward rapid recovery is more pessimistic and concerned. Mitigation of risks in the areas of artificial intelligence, space exploitation, cross-border cyberattacks and misinformation, and migration and refugees has yet to materialize.
The most serious risks for the next 10 years are:
Failure of climate protection measures.
Extreme weather events
Loss of biodiversity
Deterioration of social cohesion
Environmental destruction by humans
5 of the 10 risks belong to the environment domain.