Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Top 5 global risks of 2013 - World Economic forum

In a report published by global economic forum the top five risks for 2013 are

  1. Severe income disparity
  2. Chronic scal imbalances
  3. Rising greenhouse gas emissions
  4. Water supply crises
  5. Mismanagement of population ageing
The top 5 impacts due to these risks are 
  1. Major systemic fi nancial failure
  2. Water supply crises
  3. Chronic scal imbalances
  4. Failure of climate change adaptation
  5. Di usion of weapons of mass destruction
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 report is developed from an annual survey of over 1,000 experts from industry, government, academia and civil society who were asked to review a landscape of 50 
global risks.
The global risk that respondents rated most likely to manifest over the next 10 years is severe income disparity, while the risk rated as having the highest impact if it were to manifest is major systemic financial failure. There are also two risks appearing in the top five of both impact and likelihood – chronic fiscal 
imbalances and water supply crisis.

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