Global Risks 2012 is based on input from 469 experts and
industry leaders on the perceived impact and likelihood of 50 prevalent global
risks. This seventh edition indicates increased concern with socio-economic
risks, whereas environmental risks were the prevalent concern in last year's
report. Global Risks 2012 highlights three "risk cases" that show how
some interconnected global risks are already manifesting: Seeds of Dystopia,
Unsafe Safeguards and The Dark Side of Connectivity.