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January 12, 2023

Climate inaction and social inequality among world’s worst short-term risks, says WEF

Latest Global Risks Report sparks warnings about the growing wealth gap fuelling tensions, amid governments’ inadequate response to climate change.

Climate action failure, extreme weather and biodiversity loss ranked first, second and third highest concerns in the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Risks Report. They were followed by social cohesion erosion, livelihood crises and infectious diseases.

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