Demographics: There will be about 1 billion more of us, and we will live longer.
Urbanization: Two-thirds of us will live in cities.
Transparency: Our world will become even more open — and less private.
Climate Crisis: The climate will continue to change quickly and feature regular, extreme weather everywhere.
Resource Pressures: We will be forced to more aggressively confront resource constraints.
Clean Tech: The transformation of our grid, our roadways, and our buildings to zero-carbon technology will be surprisingly far along.
Technology Shifts: The internet of things will have won the day, and every new device will be connected.
Global Policy: There’s an open question about how we’ll get important things done.
Populism: The rise of nationalism and radicalism may increase … or it won’t.