Large-scale refugee flows and lack of progress in slowing global…

Large-scale refugee flows and lack of progress in slowing global warming are the top risks that the world faces in the coming decade, according to a survey by the World Economic Forum of executives and experts from the fields of business, academia, civil society, government and international organizations.For their part, publics around the world generally agree with the experts on the risks posed by climate change and destabilization in Syria. Majorities in all 40 countries surveyed by Pew Research Center in 2015 consider global warming a serious problem. Additionally, publics in 19 nations name climate change as the leading global threat. Concerns about the world’s climate are especially pronounced in the global South. Publics in the West and Middle East also share concerns about climate change, but they most frequently cite the threat posed by ISIS, which has been one of the primary causes of the flood of refugees from areas it controls in Iraq and Syria to neighboring countries, Europe and beyond.Refugee crises, climate change are top risks in next 10 years, experts say

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