Created: 12/10/2012 9:07 PM KSTP.com By: Kaitlin Stevens
Two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030. Most people will be middle class.
They’ll be connected by technology, protected by advanced health care and linked by countries that work together.
Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?
That’s the best case scenario put together in a report by the US Government.
In the worst case scenarios, rising population leads to conflict over water and food, especially in the Middle East and Africa.
That instability brings on a global economic collapse.
The study is the council’s best guess of where current trends will take the world.