Media Advisory-Backgrounder for the forthcoming 2011 State of the Future

kristy Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

Pre-Publication Access to the 2011 State of the Future

Publication date August 1, 2011; pre-publication text available to journalists
Washington, D.C. July 1, 2011 – The 2011 State of the Future finds the world is getting richer, healthier, better educated, living longer, and is more peaceful and better connected; yet half the world is potentially unstable. Food prices are rising, water tables are falling, corruption and organized crime are increasing, environmental viability for our life support is diminishing, debt and economic insecurity are increasing, climate change continues, and the gap between the rich and poor is widening dangerously.

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