Posted by: crisdiaz24 | May 4, 2016

THE WORLD IN 2050 – FUTURE STUDY PRESENTED BY FRANK APPEL

THE WORLD IN 2050 – FUTURE STUDY PRESENTED BY FRANK APPEL

 

 

  1. In 2050 some of the factors that will be influencing DHL’s business are
  • technology,
  • _____________________,
  • Changing _____________________ circumstances.
  1. In 2050 _____________________ will be accelerating.
  2. The systematic exploitation of _____________________ will not be able to satisfy the appetite for growth.
  3. The alternatives to an impending disaster might be
  • a long _____________________ period for sustainable thinking and actions.
  • mega metropolises as centres of _____________________.
  1. The downside of global urbanization is the fact that _____________________ will have been left behind.
  2. Thanks to innovative and more efficient technologies, transport will be more _____________________.
  3. The world will enjoy _____________________ interaction and global cooperation.
  4. In 2050 our world will be much more _____________________, _____________________ and local.
  5. By 2050 uniform goods and _____________________ items will have disappeared from display windows.
  6. Awareness about the need for _____________________ will be growing.
  7. This will be a world characterized by _____________________.
  8. On the other hand, in 2050 our planet might also be facing some gloomy prospects:
  • _____________________ may dominate.
  • _____________________ may be a thing of the past,
  • _____________________ may have been re-imposed everywhere,
  • mutual _____________________ is likely to lead to high customs barriers.

 

KEY

 

  1. THE ENVIRONMENT / SOCIAL
  2. CLIMATE CHANGE
  3. NATURAL RESOURCES
  4. GREEN / PROGRESS
  5. RURAL AREAS
  6. SUSTAINABLE
  7. UNLIMITED
  8. COLOURFUL / DIVERSE
  9. MASS-PRODUCED
  10. RECYCLING
  11. DIVERSITY
  12. NATIONALISM / GLOBALIZATION / BORDERS / MISTRUST

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