Top Global Risks January 18, 2013 : 6:29 PM

Deniers continue to be isolated – now 1,000 of the world’s leading experts believe the climate crisis is among the top global risks. The question is: when will this translate into the political will needed for action?

“Climate change ranked among the top global risks in the annual World Economic Forum survey of more than 1,000 experts released Tuesday.”

“The group, most associated with its yearly conference in Davos, Switzerland, said leaving environmental issues unaddressed compounded with global economic stress could handcuff policymakers.”

“A sudden and massive collapse on one front is certain to doom the other’s chance of developing an effective, long-term solution,” the report said of the interplay between the global environment and economy."

Source: The Hill