The National Intelligence Committee of the U.S. Government has released 150 page report Contains your predictions about what will happen Become the number one in the world in the next two decades.
As Daily mail, This Global Trend Report Published every four years, the one just published is Fourth edition.
The main conclusion is that the coronavirus pandemic has increased economic inequality, exhausted government resources, and Aroused nationalist sentiments.
But his forecast is until 2040. He said that in the next 20 years, the world’s population growth will slow down, which will cause the world to grow old. Climate change will get worse; International relations will become “chaotic and turbulent”; hunger will increase exponentially.
In the previous version of the document published in 2017, the possibility of a global pandemic in the early 2020s could lead to Reduce travel to slow its spread.
The document mainly focuses on the impact of the pandemic and calls it “The most significant global turmoil And the uniqueness since the Second World War, the impact on health, economy, politics and security will continue in the next few years. “
“Covid-19 broke long-term assumptions about resilience and adaptability and created New uncertainty Regarding economic, governance, geopolitical and technological issues,” the report said.
This document actually covers all aspects of life. For example, it warned that the effects of climate change may exacerbate the climate change problem. Food insecurity And poor countries, and accelerated global migration.
The report also pointed out that although health and education have improved in recent decades, due to the “headwinds” of the pandemic, population ageing and “May slow down global economic growth.”
development of technology The report says they have the potential to solve problems such as climate change and disease, but they may also cause new pressures.
“State and non-state competitors will compete for leadership and dominance in science and technology, and potentially face risks and chain reactions. Economic, military and social security”, The report said.
The report also warned that trust in government and institutions will be compromised. “Confidence Gap” Between the public and knowledgeable and well-educated social groups.