Climate change is the biggest global risk for the next decade, according to a World Economic Forum report, and the Pandemic has been deflecting attention from efforts to combat the problem.

The World Economic Forum says that cybersecurity and space transport pose new risks to the world economy, in addition to the existing challenges of climate change and the pandemic coronavirus.

The Global Risks Report published on Tuesday typically comes ahead of the annual winter meeting of corporate CEOs and politicians at the ski resort of Davos, Switzerland.

The World Economic Forum has scheduled more virtual meetings for next week.

Here is an overview of the report, which is based on a survey involving some 1.000 experts and executives:

Planet health during the ten years ahead is identified as the top three risks by respondents, including inaction on climate change, extreme weather conditions, and loss of biodiversity.

Tensions persist between countries over immunization immunization inequality and mismatches in economic recovery.

The pandemic is practically forcing many people to work or to learn.

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum is an international non-governmental and lobbying organisation based in Cologny, canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded on 24 January 1971 by Klaus Schwab. (wikipedia)

Blue Origin

Blue Origin, LLC is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Kent, Washington. Founded in 2000 by Jeff Bezos, (wikipedia)

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