Shared future, shared approach
*decline of natural resources, particularly water
*collapse of ecosystems and loss of biodiversity
*human population growth beyond Earth’s carrying capacity
*global warming and human-induced climate change
*chemical pollution of the Earth system, including the atmosphere and oceans
*rising food insecurity and failing nutritional quality
*nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction
*pandemics of new and untreatable disease
*the advent of powerful, uncontrolled new technology
* national and global failure to understand and act preventatively on these risks.
The key to our research is to focus on the difficult issues facing humanity over the long term.
We think and invest 20 years ahead of others