Risks on Earth, in space and in the metaverse – Radio Davos on the Global Risks Report 2022

Risks on Earth, in space and in the metaverse – Radio Davos on the Global Risks Report 2022

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  • Date: 14-Jan-2022
  • Source: World Economic…
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: Middle East
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Risks on Earth, in space and in the metaverse – Radio Davos on the Global Risks Report 2022

The Global Risks Report 2022 reflects the views of thousands of experts around the world. Climate change and other environmental concerns dominate the list of the most serious risks. But threats in cyberspace, the metaverse and outer-space are also very real. Climate change is the number one risk we face as a species, according to the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Report. In this episode of Radio Davos, we look at what a ‘disorderly transition’ to net-zero might look like, and also examine the new risks posed by rapidly changing technology. Subscribe to Radio Davos and join the World Economic Forum Podcast Club. This is a transcript of the episode: Robin Pomeroy: Welcome to Radio Davos, where we're talking about risks. After two years of COVID 19, most people would agree that the world maybe underestimated the risks posed by a new virus causing a pandemic. So what are attitudes now? Every year, the World Economic Forum conducts a global Risks Report and asks thousands of people from the Forum's huge network in academia, business, government and civil society what they consider to be the biggest risks we all face in the short, medium and long term. You can…

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