Giant Leaps Toward a Sustainable Economy & Planet: Innovate Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow
In the last 200 years, our population has grown from 1 billion to 7.6 billion and is projected to be nearly 10 billion by 2050. We will need to adapt to meet the rising demand for food, water and energy. At the same time, rapid, exponential advances in science and technology continue to revolutionize how we live, think and work. Can technology, innovation and the marketplace converge to continue to generate economic growth areas in the global economy? Can humankind create a future in which the demands for food, energy, clean water, climate change adaptation and mitigation, biodiversity, and poverty reduction are reconciled?