The Global Challenges Foundation wants to facilitate decisions for efficient actions against the greatest global risks facing humanity, that we are unable to manage in the current political system. Read more…

One of the Foundation’s current projects is the Global Risk and Opportunity Indicator. Using this tool, decision-makers and individuals can get a quick and clear perspective on how different risks relate to each other. Read more about the indicator and try it:

Briefing on IPCC AR5 WGII and WGIII:

From a risk perspective the most important in the new IPCC reports are numbers that are not included, i.e > 4 °C

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The risk indicator was launched on September 27 when some of the world’s leading risk experts met in the Swedish parliament to discuss the latest climate data from IPCC. The event was broadcast live on the web and can be viewed in its entirety here.

Read more and download slides here.

News:

January 22–25, 2014
Johan Rockström speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos on the subject of planetary boundaries.

February 3–7, 2014
Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals.

March 25–29, 2014
The second working group of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its reports in Yokohama, Japan.

April 7–12, 2014
The third working group of The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its reports in Berlin, Germany.