Predicting mid-range global futures. (2005-2050) Danila Medvedev, Russia. All original content in this presentation is dedicated to public domain. No rights reserved, use in any way. Presentation Plan. Why Time periods How – the existing system Who & methodologies
Danila Medvedev, Russia
All original content in this presentation is dedicated to public domain. No rights reserved, use in any way.
Human changes (2010)
attitude to future
Think tanks / corporate centres
“I want unlimited scientific discovery, and I want unlimited applications...
We want to live forever, and we're getting there."
— Bill Clinton, Millennium evening at the White House (October 1999)
“I did not have sexual relations with that woman...”
— Bill Clinton, at the conclusion of a press conference in the White House (January 26, 1998)
Ecological footprint growing
Hope in decline
New nuclear weapons
Response to AIDS
Surplus males in China and India
Sustainable forest management
Workforce trends in US
Novel futures: rapid growth
Top ten forecasts
World population in 2050
Al Qaeda's next attack
Al Qaeda's long-term program
Global fascism ahead?
Impact of “No Child Left Behind”
Monster quake in Midwest?Future Survey by WFS, 2004
* The years are for illustrative purposes only