As climate climbs the global risk agenda, will Davos be different this year?

Madeleine Cuff
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Some of the most powerful people in the world will be touching down in Davos next week | Credit: Montipora
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Some of the most powerful people in the world will be touching down in Davos next week | Credit: Montipora

Dominance of environmental threats in this year's Global Risks Report suggests financial world is finally starting to grasp the urgency of the climate crisis

As world leaders touch down on the snow-dusted slopes of Davos next week, many will have one thing on their mind: climate change. It might sit uncomfortably next to the parking lots of private jets...

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