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The United States predictions for 2050

Read 18 predictions about the United States in 2050, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

International relations predictions for the United States in 2050

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Politics predictions for the United States in 2050

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Government predictions for the United States in 2050

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Economy predictions for the United States in 2050

Economy related predictions to impact the United States in 2050 include:

  • The economic cost (in terms of infrastructure and private property damage) of climate change-related weather events now costs $35 billion per year.1

Technology predictions for the United States in 2050

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Culture predictions for the United States in 2050

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Defense predictions for in 2050

Defense related predictions to impact the United States in 2050 include:

  • The military now incorporates infantry into regular service who are augmented with physical and cognitive enhancements, including a range of enhanced senses, superior strength and healing abilities, and the ability to connect their minds to computers to command military drones using thought.1

Infrastructure predictions for the United States in 2050

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Environment predictions for the United States in 2050

Environment related predictions to impact the United States in 2050 include:

  • Due to climate change, most US cities in the Northern Hemisphere will have the climates of today’s (2020) cities more than 620 miles to their south.1
  • Since 2020, over 20 million US citizens have relocated to different parts of the US to escape the effects of climate change, be it rising sea levels, storms, droughts, wildfires, and more. Internal climate refugees are now a common governance issue that the country must constantly contend with.1
  • Information on potential economic effects could help guide federal efforts to reduce fiscal exposure.Vote on this forecast
  • By 2050, many U.S. cities will have weather like they’ve never seen.Vote on this forecast
  • By 2050, the U.S. will lose $83 billion a year because of all the nature we’ve destroyed.Vote on this forecast

Science predictions for the United States in 2050

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Health predictions for the United States in 2050

Health related predictions to impact the United States in 2050 include:

  • This is the first year without a traffic-related death, an achievement due to improved city planning and road design, autonomous vehicles, mandatory safety features in cars, and improved emergency care in hospitals.1

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