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.

  • 19-20 April in Brazil: Global Governance and the Triple Planetary Crisis
    Category: Event Publication date: : 2023-01-09

    19-20 April in Brazil: Global Governance and the Triple Planetary Crisis

    Speakers in Recife, Brazil, include among many others: Dr Magnus Jiborn, Head of Research, Global Challenges Foundation, will hold one...

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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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  • 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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  • For biodiversity to thrive, conservation efforts must be Nature and People Positive
    Category: Report / Paper Publication date: : 2022-12-06

    For biodiversity to thrive, conservation efforts must be Nature and People Positive

    New study from the Earth Commission argue that stronger outcomes for biodiversity conservation can be attained if conservation actions are combined with justice measures to tackle the underlying causes of decline.

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  • The Global Catastrophic Risks Report 2022
    Category: Report / Paper Publication date: : 2022-11-30

    The Global Catastrophic Risks Report 2022

    Urgent upgrade of global cooperation needed to tackle existential risk Global catastrophic risks have intensified at an unprecedented rate 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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  • 10 x essential climate science insights for 2022
    Category: Report / Paper Publication date: : 2022-11-22

    10 x essential climate science insights for 2022

    Released during COP 27 the yearly report “10 New Insights in Climate Science” emphasize and unpack the complex interactions between climate change and other drivers of risk, such as conflicts, pandemics, food crises and underlying development challenges.

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  • 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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  • Global distributive justice and systemic transformations key to planetary stability
    Category: Report / Paper Publication date: : 2022-11-10

    Global distributive justice and systemic transformations key to planetary stability

    In a new study an international team of scientists from the Earth Commission investigates the Earth system impacts of escaping poverty and achieving a dignified life for all.

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  • How to secure green hydrogen for all
    Category: Report / Paper Publication date: : 2022-11-09

    How to secure green hydrogen for all

    White Paper: Rules for an Energy-Secure Green Hydrogen Economy Hydrogen is not just another fuel. Hydrogen is expected to serve...

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  • COP 27: Seminar "Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities"
    Category: Event Publication date: : 2022-11-02

    COP 27: Seminar "Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities"

    Saturday 12 Nov, 9-10.40 am EET, Blue Zone, the Swedish pavilion

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  • Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities
    Category: Event Publication date: : 2022-10-28

    Adaptation – business opportunities and responsibilities

    At this high-level seminar at COP 27 November 12, several global key decision makers, stakeholders and organisations will discuss the subject matter, while contributing and sharing their view points and experiences.

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