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    What will happen to the world after 100 years?

    What will happen to the world after 100 years?

    It's entirely possible humanity could have largely wiped itself out and cities be abandoned like this:
    What will happen to the world after 100 years?
    There are five main outcomes of what the world could be like in 100 years:
    1.    Global pandemic
     What will happen to the world after 100 years?





    The medical community have continually voiced concern that bacteria are becoming immune to antibiotics and that no proper answers have been found on how to tackle the threat. In my opinion we will find an answer to this threat although a global outbreak of Ebola could dramatically reduce the world's population if not contained. Young, strong people can survive Ebola if treated properly so only very young, old and immuneocompromised people would be under threat. In this situation the population would be dramatically reduced and those remaining would be working to rebuild societies.
    2.     Financial collapse
    What will happen to the world after 100 years? 

    This could be good and bad. While global financial collapse could impact billions of lives, it could bring about a major change in the global finance system. Taking away the current insatiable corporate profit machine that overrides everything else important in the world; environment, resources, communities etc. Maybe in 100 years corporations will be living in harmony with the world rather than driving it to a not so good place!
    3. World War 3
    What will happen to the world after 100 years?
    While the world's community is becoming more connected and people more welcoming of other cultures (on average), many governments are still motivated by paranoia and fear. They are constantly posturing and threatening one another over a range of issues such as borders, trade and perceived attacks. Ultimately we could have gone through another world war in 100 years leaving many parts of the world uninhabitable. Weapons are becoming more powerful and accessible to lower level organizations who could use guerilla tactics to agitate and stir up trouble between governments. It could be that those remaining after WW3 are rebuilding a fairer world in 100 years with a whole new global operating system.
    3.     Severe climate change and over population:
    What will happen to the world after 100 years? 

    According to the United Nations and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), this is the most likely scenario. Average temperatures could be between 2 -5 degrees C hotter than today, with a global population of 10 - 11 billion by the year 2100. If temperatures do escalate, countries like Pakistan will have major troubles with peak temperatures killing people and large amounts of arable land being wiped out. Many of the hotter climates will be less habitable and importantly, less able to produce food. This could cause mass exodus of populations and lead to competition between countries for resources. In my opinion, if temperatures raise to +5C, the global population will not reach 11 billion. This scenario has humans living bit not thriving in a more hostile environment than we live in today. Life would not be as nice; it would be a struggle for most.
    4) Utopia of some kind (hopefully where we end up)
    What will happen to the world after 100 years? 

    The world is full of brilliant, innovative people who want to do good things for mankind. As technology proliferates and we learn to implement it on a mass scale for the benefit of all human kind, maybe we will find the answers to our problems and live in relative peace.
    The challenge will be moderating the level of control needed to maintain this network of societies. There will always be a malevolent threat from some aspects of humanity and people's personal data, movements, use and availability of weapons etc may all need to be controlled to counter this threat.
    So, sustaining Utopia could come at significant cost to personal freedom and privacy which would create its own issues. Maybe a solution will be known by then.


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