In 20 Forecasts for 2011-2025, World Future Society identified breakthroughs most likely to affect work, investments, and family life over the next 15 years.
- 21% of the world’s people and 39% of US citizens will buy for-profit water.1
1. The Price of Thirst, Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos, Karen Piper, University of Minnesota Press © 2014
By 2025, global economic growth will predominantly be generated in emerging economies, which will have increased their share of global output from slightly over a quarter to close to one half.
The World Bank expects the US dollar to lose its solitary dominance in the global economy by 2025, as the euro and the renminbi establish themselves on an equal footing in a new ‘multi-currency’ monetary system.