Animated Infographic on Future Shocks 2019

Future shocks focuses on the potential for threshold effects that could trigger dramatic deteriorations and cause cascading risks to crystallize with dizzying speed.

In this section of the Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum presents 10 potential future shocks. Some are more speculative than others; some build on risks that have already begun to crystallize. These are not predictions. They are food for thought and action—what are the possible future shocks that could fundamentally disrupt or destabilize your world, and what can you do to prevent them?

Source: The Global Risks Report 2019, World Economic Forum – in partnership with Zurich Insurance Group

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