Insight of the Week: Climate Change and Related Issues Are Urgent according to Sustainability Experts

The perceived urgency of climate change among experts still surpasses other sustainability challenges, emphasizing the prominence of climate change followed by the closely rated issues of biodiversity loss, water scarcity, deforestation, and poverty.

Experts’ concerns about climate change have been validated by the recent surge in natural disasters worldwide. Instances such as wildfires in Canada, severe droughts in Latin America, and devastating floods in China exemplify the tangible consequences of climate change, highlighting the urgent need for action.

Source: GlobeScan/SustainAbility Survey of 520 experts representing business, government, ​NGOs, and academia across 63 countries​ from March ‒ May 2023)​