Summer time – reading time



Published 2023-08-01

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

We have chosen to recommend some of the many highly interesting reports and papers from partners and collaborators to the Global Challenges Foundation. Suggestions as below:

Guidance for leaders to operate within Earth’s finite limits
Groundbreaking new research from the Earth Commission:
Read the press release
Read the article in Nature
Watch the commission’s co-chairs Joyeeta Gupta and Johan Rockström present key points at World Economic Forum

UN Advisory Board urges global collective action to tackle global crisis
A report from the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism (HLAB) gives further recommendations ahead of the 2024 Summit of the Future.
Read the report

How to govern the triple planetary crisis?
Reform the World Trade Organisation (WTO), make better use of the G20 and other similar organisations. That is two of many policy recommendations from a Global Policy Dialogue meeting held in Brazil, earlier hosted by the think tank Plataforma CIPÓ.
Read the summary
Read the report

The global conflict tracker CrisisWatch
The International Crisis Group (ICG) is continuously updating this tool, designed to help decision-makers prevent deadly violence by keeping them up-to-date with developments in over 70 conflicts and crises.
To CrisisWatch

World ‘population bomb’ may never go off
A new study from Earth4All suggests that the global population in the year 2050 could peak below 9 billion and then start declining. Accordingly, the projection is significantly lower than in several prominent population estimates.
Read the press release
Read the report

Set up global rules to drive green hydrogen revolution
As countries worldwide invest in green hydrogen, a cohesive global framework is needed to avoid fragmentation and ensure accessibility. This op-ed in brief offers a concise plan to create a framework. Specifically written by Dr. Arunabha Ghosh, founder-CEO of The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), and Jens Orback, Executive Director of Global Challenges Foundation. 
Read the op-ed

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Further reading

In addition to the recommendations above there is much more reading available in our library.

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