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It Took 50 Years for Climate Change to Top the Davos Agenda

Calls for action were common, but many executives said that they can’t be the ones setting emissions standards.

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It took five decades for global elites to put climate change at the center of the World Economic Forum, the annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland, that’s meant to shape the future and solve planet-sized problems. This year, with rising temperatures and cutting emissions finally dominating the agenda, it seemed almost no one could stop talking about it.