Risk and Resilience

Visualized: A global risk assessment of 2022 and beyond

Societal risks have worsened across the globe since COVID-19. Image: UNSPLASH/Ben White

Carmen Ang

Writer, Visual Capitalist


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When do major global threats become a worldwide problem? Image: Visual Capitalist

Almost a third of respondents said extreme weather is the most immediate societal risk. Image: Visual Capitalist

Failure to act on the climate crisis was considered the greatest risk in the medium term. Image: Visual Capitalist

What is the World Economic Forum doing to manage emerging risks from COVID-19?

Climate change inaction is considered the biggest long-term threat to society. Image: Visual Capitalist

Respondents think we are the most unprotected against AI and cross-border cyber attacks. Image: Visual Capitalist

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