Patrick Verkooijen –
Extreme weather patterns and natural disasters this summer point to a future of worse weather driven by climate change. How can billions of at-risk people and businesses adapt and remain resilient?
Limiting global temperatures to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is the only way to achieve social justice while protecting our environment from devastating climate change. And, contrary to prevailing wisdom, it's not an impossible goal.
By the end of the next decade, growth, productivity gains, and human development will be determined by levels of integration into the digital economy. To guard against new forms of inequality, the international community must do more to help developing countries close the connectivity gap.