The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm - S1E2: How Is Inflation Leading To Political Instability?
A Perfect Storm of war, climate change and disease is fueling inflation. Large protests have occurred in many countries. Now, experts warn of further shocks to the global system from geopolitics.
We are confronting a Perfect Storm of war, disease, inflation, hunger and climate change. The Ukraine war is fueling inflation. The World Food Programme estimates that 345 million people will face acute hunger. Climate related disasters like droughts, floods and fires intensify, while COVID-19 continues to stress some countries. How are all these shocks correlated? What are some further risks? Eminent thinkers from across the globe weigh in on these challenges, and discuss possible solutions.