Updates

We regularly publish updates on matters such as global governance and global catastrophic risks, sourced from organisations with which we collaborate, as well as other international organisations operating in these areas.

  • Podcast: Johan Rockström on climate emergency key questions
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2022-11-14

    Podcast: Johan Rockström on climate emergency key questions

    On background and possible pathways forward in this UNFCCC podcast COP 27 is wrapping up Friday Nov 18 and in...

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  • Video-op: High-level COP 27-seminar Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2022-11-22

    Video-op: High-level COP 27-seminar Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities

    In an open seminar arranged by the Global Challenges Foundation at COP 27 several high level global key decision makers,...

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  • Podcast: Johan Rockström on breaking more boundaries
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2022-12-13

    Podcast: Johan Rockström on breaking more boundaries

    COP-meetings – are they still worth it? The Director of Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, PIK-Climate, and GCF board...

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  • Holiday season – reading season
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2022-12-19

    Holiday season – reading season

    As the holidays arrive and many of us have more time to read, why not take the opportunity to dive into some of the many highly interesting reports and papers from partners and collaborators to the Global Challenges Foundation? Below a selection (though please note not a comprehensive list) published the latter part of 2022.

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  • Video-op: Better Global Governance and the Triple Planetary Crisis
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-02-06

    Video-op: Better Global Governance and the Triple Planetary Crisis

    Can improved global governance address the challenges? In Brazil in January, the organisation Plataforma CIPÓ* hosted a global meeting for...

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  • The new AI search bots – fantastic tools or potential threats?
    An advanced robot.
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-02-13

    The new AI search bots – fantastic tools or potential threats?

    Even if it is only a few months since the chatbot ChatGPT launched, the AI-powered tool already has been used by over 100 million people worldwide according to some statistics.

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  • Looming out there...
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-02-21

    Looming out there...

    Just the other week a big asteroid passed Earth. It was not as scary as it may sound – astronomers have known about the asteroid and have been able to predict its trajectory for many years. But more often than not we don’t know which asteroid that will pass – or hit? – us next.

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  • Joyeeta Gupta wins the Spinoza Prize
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-06-12

    Joyeeta Gupta wins the Spinoza Prize

    Joyeeta Gupta, co-chair of the Earth Commission, has won the prestigious Spinoza Prize for her research into relationships between the climate crisis, potential solutions to it, and justice. The award is the highest distinction in Dutch science, and is known as the Dutch Nobel Prize.

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  • Job opening – project manager
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-07-12

    Job opening – project manager

    We are currently seeking a project manager in the field of common security and international law.

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  • A new peace agenda for a ‘multipolar world’
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-07-25

    A new peace agenda for a ‘multipolar world’

    The UN secretary general has outlined hos his vision of a more robust multilateral framework to boost peace and security, for a world in flux.

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  • Summer time – reading time
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-08-01

    Summer time – reading time

    Take the opportunity to dive into some of the many highly interesting reports and papers from partners and collaborators to the foundation.

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  • Closing the climate investment gap
    Category: Update Publication date: : 2023-09-01

    Closing the climate investment gap

    Investments are in need around the globe to mitigate climate change, but it is in developing countries, where population growth...

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