This New World

Up to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters our oceans each year
At the moment there is limited choice for those who choose plastic-free shopping. Instead we are left with no choice but to purchase our goods encased by copious, and often needless, amounts of plastic.
If we are on the verge of a break with the neoliberalism that has dominated the past few decades, we need to get beyond thinking merely about how our economic fruits are distributed and also think about what it is that we truly value.
Global gender equality declined this year for the first time since WEF began tracking it.
Banks must move away from fossil fuels to meet climate goals.
New report finds 9 million people die prematurely as a result of pollution.
Our choices are now clear. Either we endure the rising instability and fractured politics of a deeply unequal world, or we build a new vision of a shared prosperity. At the heart of that vision, we must reframe the distribution of rewards in society. And abandon the dysfunctional narrative that relentless growth is the only means to achieve this end.