I thought you might find this amusing. This is the Economist Intelligence List of threats to the global economy for April, 2016. The colored circle (w/score) denotes the "intensity" of the threat.
As we would expect, the ongoing and dramatic global temperature spike in 2016 did not make the list, but Donald Trump did
It was so hot last month that large parts of the Arctic averaged more than 18°F (10°C) above normal. Not only did last month easily set the record for lowest February Arctic sea ice extent, as the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) reported, but Arctic sea ice growth has been almost flat for over a month during a time when it normally soars to its annual maximum (2nd graph below).
- China experiences a hard landing
- Russia's interventions in Ukraine and Syria precede a new "cold war"
- Currency volatility culminates in an emerging markets corporate debt crisis
- Beset by external and internal pressures, the EU begins to fracture
- "Grexit" is followed by a euro zone break-up
- Donald Trump wins the US presidential election
- The rising threat of jihadi terrorism destabilises the global economy
- The UK votes to leave the EU
- Chinese expansionism prompts a clash of arms in the South China Sea
- A collapse in investment in the oil sector prompts a future oil price shock