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WEF: Climate Action: 5 Positive Stories That Inspire Change

The top four risks to the world in the next 10 years are all climate-related, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2023.

  • But there are reasons to be hopeful - from accelerating solar power usage to cleaner air commitments, technology and innovation are helping to build a more resilient world.

  • This round-up brings you some of the latest positive climate action wins happening right now.

Unprecedented hot weather around the globe is currently hitting the headlines, alongside reports of other extreme weather events which are becoming more frequent. They present a stark reminder of a changing climate, which can only get more extreme "until we stop building up more greenhouse gases in the atmosphere."


Indeed, the top four risks to the world in the next 10 years are all deemed to be climate-related, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2023.


We are witnessing an ever-shrinking window to stay below a 1.5°C world, and phrases like ‘eco-anxiety’ and ‘climate change apathy’ are becoming commonplace.


However, amid the uncertainty and distress, there are individuals, businesses and communities fighting to pave the way for a truly sustainable future.


From eco-innovation to resilient solutions, these five examples prove there’s reason for hope in the face of climate doom and gloom.


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