Climate change represents one of the largest risks to sustainable development, gender equality, inclusiveness, equitable economic growth, and financial stability. To curtail climate change, we need fast and ambitious global action.
International think tanks in the Think 20 group (T20) today called upon the twenty largest industrialized and emerging countries (G20) to foster inclusive societies and sustainable growth.
Resilient, sustainable and fair global economic governance creates shared prosperity. The world economy faces growing disagreement over open borders, free trade, and global regulatory standards.
Given the interdependence between Africa and G20 countries, Africa should be active in contributing to setting global standards.
Digitalization is one of the drivers of global change – both good and bad.
To keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius and avoid destabilizing ecosystems vital to mankind, we must decarbonize the global economy by mid-century.