Assessing global risks on Earth Day 2020

As the world takes its next steps in the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Risks Report provides context. For the first time in the history of the Global Risks Perception Survey, environmental concerns dominate the top long-term risks by likelihood among members of the World Economic Forum’s multistakeholder community; three of theContinue reading “Assessing global risks on Earth Day 2020”

The power in, and of, NDCs

The Paris Agreement is built on Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs. In them, country parties pledge what they will do within their borders to help keep global temperature rise “well below” 2C. Most developed country NDCs are based on economy-wide mitigation targets, like the EU’s 40% reduction in GHG emissions by 2030 from a 1990Continue reading “The power in, and of, NDCs”

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