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What 2050 will look like | Fast Future Forecasts for 2050

What 2050 will look like | Fast Future Forecasts for 2050

NordenBladet – What will life be like in 2050? Read 87 predictions for 2050, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Most of the fish stocks that existed in 2015 are now extinct.
5 billion of the world’s projected 9.7 billion people now live in water-stressed areas.
Nearly 2 billion people now live in countries with absolute water scarcity, mostly in the Middle East and North African regions.
6 million people now die per year from complications with air pollution.
Neurotechnologies enable users to interact with their environment and other people by thought alone.
6.3 billion people will live in cities.
Half of the world’s population will be short-sighted
Toyota stops selling gasoline cars
Coffee becomes a luxury due to climate change and the loss of suitable farming land
Skyscrapers (an arcology) that function as cities are built to address growing populations
Athabasca Glacier disappears by losing 5 metres per year since 2015
China’s “South-to-North Water Transfer Project” is fully built
World population forecasted to reach 9,725,147,000
Share of global car sales taken by autonomous vehicles equals 90 per cent
World sales of electric vehicles reaches 26,366,667
(Moore’s Law) Calculations per second, per $1,000, equals 10^23 (equal to all human brain power globally)
Average number of connected devices, per person, is 25
Global number of Internet connected devices reaches 237,500,000,000
Worst case forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 2.5 degrees Celsius
Forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 2 degrees Celsius
Optimistic forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 1.89 degrees Celsius
Largest age cohort for the Brazilian population is 45-49
Largest age cohort for the Mexican population is 50-54
Largest age cohort for the Middle East population is 35-44
Largest age cohort for the African population is 0-4
Largest age cohort for the European population is 60-64
Largest age cohort for the Indian population is 35-39
Largest age cohort for the Chinese population is 60-64
Largest age cohort for the United States population is 20-34

Source: quantumrun.com



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