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Here's a view of the world at 2050 - if you dare to look!

Article by Ross Gittins - The Brisbane Times 21/03/2012

The rising demands on our planet's resources require policy action.

DO YOU ever wonder how the environment will cope with the growth in the world population plus the rapid economic development of China, India and other ''emerging economies''? I do. And it's not a comforting thought.

That reputable and highly orthodox outfit, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, has tried to think it through systematically. In its report Environmental Outlook to 2050, it projects existing socio-economic trends forward 40 years, assuming no new policies to counter environmental problems.

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You can find the OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050 here.

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