Globio - Global Methodology for mapping human impacts on the biosphere - the arctic 2050 scenario and global application

GLOBIO is a pioneering attempt to meet the needs of decision-makers and the public for
scientifically-based information about the consequences of their choices today for the future of
biodiversity, sustainable development, and local cultures.
Scenarios such as those used in the GLOBIO study are not predictions of the future. Instead, they
are tools that decision-makers can use to explore possible outcomes of choices they make today.
GLOBIO examines the potential consequences of different scenarios of infrastructure development

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The Future of Food and Farming 2050: Challenges and choices for global sustainability

Project aim: to explore the pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 and
identify the decisions that policy makers need to take today, and in the years ahead, to ensure that
a global population rising to nine billion or more can be fed sustainably2 and equitably.
The global food system will experience an unprecedented confluence of pressures over the next
40 years. On the demand side, global population size will increase from nearly seven billion today to

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