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State of science in 2050 | Future Forecast

Read 7 science predictions for 2050, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in science that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Science releases for 2050
In 2050, a number of science breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Most of the fish stocks that existed in 2015 are now extinct. 1
  • Nearly 2 billion people now live in countries with absolute water scarcity, mostly in the Middle East and North African regions. 1
  • 5 billion of the world's projected 9.7 billion people now live in water-stressed areas. 1
  • Neurotechnologies enable users to interact with their environment and other people by thought alone. 1
  • Athabasca Glacier disappears by losing 5 metres per year since 2015 1
  • Worst case forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 2.5 degrees Celsius 1
  • Forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 2 degrees Celsius 1
  • Optimistic forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 1.89 degrees Celsius 1
Science related predictions due to make an impact in 2050 include:
Related science articles for 2050:
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March 31, 2022. Last updated March 31, 2020.
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