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  • Demography: Driver of Innovation

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    Ageing populations is a global trend that is of utter importance for developed regions like Europe. However, other regions like Africa or South America will have older populations in the upcoming decades as well. One of the most important questions for ageing societies all over the world is: can we […]

  • Megatrend Study

    Megatrends in Global Interaction

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    Update: “Megatrends in Global Interaction” is now available. You can order a copy via the Bertelsmann Stiftung. The team has published an extensive analysis on the interconnectedness of global megatrends. The book will soon be available under the title “Megatrends in Global Interaction”. The following text is taken from the […]

  • Megacities – our global urban future

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    This brochure is a prospectus for one of the main scientific themes of the International Year of Planet Earth 2005. It was published a few years ago but it still provides a good overview of some facts about megacities. [issuu width=420 height=297 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120315104055-9230c72a625c4f08a05624dbd2b9371a name=megacities_-_our_global_urban_future username=futurechallenges tag=cities unit=px id=a86bfa5e-250a-3f05-40a5-f5d0bc50cd8a v=2]