Economic instability and extreme weather events are the biggest global threats, said experts in a report unveiled at World Economic Forum.
Despite the fact that in 2012 Europe managed to avoid the disintegration of the euro zone and the United States avoided the so-called fiscal cliff (a recession brought on by tax increases and budget cuts), representatives of business and science are opining that politicians have failed to resolve the world's fundamental problems as outlined in the Global Risks 2013 report prepared by the forum.
In a survey of thousands of experts and businessmen, respondents were found to be more pessimistic about the coming decade than they were a year ago.
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