The climate crisis is a central theme at World Economic Forum 2020


Activist Greta Thunberg is at the World Economic Forum in Davos. She said the climate crisis had changed not


“Pretty much nothing has been done since the global emissions of CO2 has not reduced.” Thunberg also said “that we start listening to the science and that we actually start treating this crisis as the crisis it is.” She asked „immediately end all fossil fuel subsidies and immediately and completely divest from fossil fuels.” Thunberg acknowledged the attention but said that wasn’t nearly enough. Speaking later , President Trump said: “Today I’m proud to declare the United States is in the midst of an economic boom, the likes of which the world has never seen before.”

He also said that the U.S. will join the one trillion trees initiative to help combat climate change. Serious action against climate change required by 2050 net zero will involve lifestyle and livelihood changes. The world’s biggest companies are expected to talk about going beyond being carbon neutral to being net carbon negative. The 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting will discuss about how to transform industries to achieve more sustainable and how to govern the technologies driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


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