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The forest fires in Australia, the countless floods and droughts, climate activist Greta Thunberg who was chosen as Person of the Year … Climate alarm bells are ringing louder than ever and with more voracity. This year is the first time that these alarm bells have also resounded so loud and clear in the Global Risk Report 2020 that is issued annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF). According to the report, climate change will be the greatest threat over the next ten years. As far as The Times newspaper was concerned, The WEF conference – which took place in Davos (Switzerland) these past few days – seemed more like a climate conference.

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Author profile picture You can see Aafke Eppinga in the weekly explainers, the innovation videos she makes during her cycling trip and of course on IO-tv. She likes to write, but filming and editing videos is even more fun. Luckily she can do both for IO.