Addressing systemic risks in social-ecological systems: mountains as contexts for evidence and action

June 15, 2021

Home to millions of people worldwide, mountains offer concrete contexts through which challenges and opportunities of global change are experienced. Some of these cascading impacts can and do result in net losses for affected people and ecosystems, which call for a broader and interconnected systems approach to identify root causes of risks and address them as part of the solution space, whilst simultaneously addressing sustainability objectives. This session seeks to respond to knowledge gaps on systemic risks.