2010-11 Accomplishments

2010-11 Accomplishments

2011 Australian Node Awards 40 Millennium Project Nodes... are groupsof experts andinstitutionsthat connect global and local viewsin: Nodes identify participants, translate questionnaires and reports, and conduct interviews, special research, workshops, symposiums, and advanced training. An overview of the human condition and prospects for the future (today + 35years) picking over 3,000 minds around the word The Millennium Projects 15th Anniversary Annual Report Card on the Future Global Challenges State of the Future Index Egypt 2020 Future Arts/Media 2020 Latin America 2030

Environmental Security Other Futures Research Plus 8,000-page CD World Report Card Where we are winning Where we are losing:

Improved water source (% of population access) Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15+ School enrollment, secondary (% gross) Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of population in least developed countries) Population growth (annual %) (A drop is seen as good for some countries, bad for others) GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$) Physicians (per 1,000 people) Internet users (per 100 people) Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) Life expectancy at birth, total (years) Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%) GDP per unit of energy

Major Armed Conflicts deaths >1,000 Food availability (cal/cap) Where there is little change Prevalence of HIV, total (% of pop. ages 15-49) Homicide Rate R & D expenditure (% of GDP) CO2 emissions (kt) Global Surface Temperature Anomalies People Voting in Elections (% population of voting age- 15 largest countries)

Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) Levels of Corruption (15 largest countries) People killed or injured in terrorist attacks (number) Refugee population by country or territory of asylum Where there is uncertainty Countries having or thought to have plans for nuclear weapons (number) Population in Countries that are Free (percent of total global population) Forest area (% of land area) Total debt service (% of GNI) low and mid income

Number of emerging and reemerging infectious diseases Where we are getting some positive results 1. 2. 3. 4. Improved water source (percent of population with access) Literacy rate, adult total (percent of people age 15 and above) School enrollment, secondary (percent gross) Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (percent of population) (low- and mid-income countries) 5. Population growth (annual percent) (A drop is seen as good for some countries, bad for others) 6. GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$) 7. Physicians (per 1,000 people) (surrogate for health care workers) 8. Internet users (per 1,000 people) 9. Infant mortality (deaths per 1,000 live births) 10. Life expectancy at birth (years)

Where we are getting some positive results (CONTINUED) 11. Women in parliaments (percent of all members) 12. GDP per unit of energy use (constant 2000 PPP $ per kg of oil equivalent) 13. Number of major armed conflicts (number of deaths >1,000) 14. Undernourishment (percent of population) 15. Prevalence of HIV (percent of population 1549) 16. Countries having or thought to have plans for nuclear weapons (number) 17. Total debt service (percent of GNI) (low- and mid-income countries) 18. R&D expenditures (percent of national budget) Where we are losing 19. Carbon dioxide emissions (kt) 20. Global surface temperature anomalies 21. People voting in elections (% of population) 22. Levels of corruption (15 largest countries) 23. People killed or injured in terrorist attacks

24. Number of refugees (per 100,000 total population) Where there is uncertainty 25. Unemployment, total (percent of total labor force) 26. Non-fossil-fuel consumption (percent of total) 27. Population in countries that are free (percent of total global population) 28. Forestland (percent of all land area) 29.State Of the Future Index (SOFI) 30.CDT (Continuous Decision Theater) Some projections using SOFI methodology Population growth (annual percent) Infant mortality (deaths per 1,000 births) Life expectancy at birth (years) Prevalence of HIV (% of pop age 15-49)

Some projections using SOFI methodology (cont.) Undernourishment (percent of population) Global surface temperature anomalies Improved water source (% pop. with access) R&D expenditures (% of national budget) Some projections using SOFI methodology (cont.) GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$) Unemployment, total (% total labor force) Poverty headcount ratio at $1.25 a day (PPP) (% of Levels of corruption (15 largest countries) (larger numbers = less corruption) population) (low- and mid-income ctries) Some projections using SOFI methodology (cont.) School enrollment, secondary (% gross) Women in parliaments (% of all members)

Internet users (billion people) Number of major armed conflicts (deaths >1,000) 15 Global Challenges #1 is no more important than #15. This global agenda is a system: improving any improves others; reducing any reduces the others 15 Global Challengesthe Agenda today How can sustainable development How can sustainable developmentbe be 1 achieved for all

while addressing achieved for all while addressing global global climate change? climate change? 2 How can have sufficient How caneveryone everyone have sufficient clean waterwithout without conflict? clean water conflict? 15 HowHow

can ethical can ethical considerations considerations 3 How can population growth and How can population growth and become moreroutinely routinely become more resources be

brought into balance? resources be brought into balance? incorporatedinto into global incorporated global decisions? 4 decisions?and 14 How can democracy How cangenuine genuine democracy How can How canscientific scientific and

emergefrom from authoritarian emerge authoritarian technological breakthroughs be technological breakthroughs regimes? be accelerated to improve the regimes? accelerated to improve the human condition? 5 How Howcan can policymaking policymaking be be human condition?

13 mademore more sensitive to to How can energy made sensitive How cangrowing growing energy global long-term demandsbe be met met safely and demands safely global long-term perspectives?

efficiently? andcan efficiently? perspectives? How transnational 6 12 How can transnational How can How canthe the global global organized crime networks be convergence of of information organized crime networks be convergence information stopped

from becoming more and communications stopped from becoming more and communications technologies work for powerful and sophisticated powerful and sophisticated technologies work for everyone? global enterprises? global enterprises?

everyone? 7How 11 How changing ethical market Howcan can the the changing How can can ethical market status women improve statusof of women improve economies be encouraged to

economies be encouraged the human condition? help reduce the gap between the human condition? to help reduce the gap rich and poor? How can shared values and new 10 How between rich and poor?

can shared values and new 8 threat of new Howcan can the the threat of new and and security strategies reduce ethnic How security strategies reduce ethnic reemerging diseases and immune conflicts, terrorism, and

the useuse of reemerging diseases and immune conflicts, terrorism, and the microorganisms be reduced? weapons of mass destruction? of weapons of mass destruction? microorganisms be reduced? How can capacity to decide be 9 How canthe the capacity

to decide be improved thenature nature of work improved as as the of work and and institutions change? institutions change? Prices are going up Food Water Energy High Food Prices Long-Term population growth rising affluence especially

India & China diversion of corn for biofuels soil erosion aquifer depletion the loss of cropland falling water tables and water pollution Increasing fertilizer costs (high oil prices) Market speculation diversion of water from rural to urban Increasing meat consumption global food reserves at 25year lows climate change Increasing droughts Increasing flooding Melting mountain glaciers reducing water flows

And eventually saltwater invading crop lands 39 Chapters 1,300 pages Largest collection of Internationally peer-reviewed methods to explore the future ever assembled in one source Australian MP Node Awards ~~~~~2010~~~~~ Social Action against the Intervention: Elder & Spokesperson Richard Downs

Ampilatwatja Community of the Alyawarr Language Group PMB 11 Via. Alice Springs NT 0870. Water Conservation: Dr Bob Humphries, Ms Meredith Blais & Mr Tom Long Water Corporation of Western Australia Homeless Services Innovation: Stephen Nash CEO, HomeGround Services . 68 Oxford Street, Collingwood, VIC 3066. ~~~~~2011~~~~~ Biochar Action Learning Circles Australia Biochar Project (Kunghur Northern NSW Dolph Cooke) jointly with Gaia Films (Blue Knob Paul Tate & Jenni Kendell) Castle on the Hill Adult Learning Centre (Uki Irene Brown and Robert Pope) http://biocharproject.org/news/ Sustainable Development Concept House http://www.plsdf.org/ ; http://www.solardecathlon.gov/ (Phil Little) 2011 MP Australian Node Awards

Biochar ALC http://biocharproject.org/?s=award Dolph Cooke and Gillian Tubbs Kunghur Bush Mechanic Sustainable Development Concept House http://www.plsdf.org/ ; http://www.solardecathlon.gov/ Solar House & Decathlon Phil Little Sustainable Design Foundation Solar House Solar bike 2011 MP Australian Node Awards Bush Mechanics/Artificer http://www.kalgrove.com/adultlearning/ Solar Bike Trek to Tassie (T2T) Solar Bike Yuba Mundo cargo bike Andrew Stretton - mechanarchy http://www.mechanarchy.com.au/Watt-Bot.html

2011 Australian Node Awards 2011 Millennium Project For further information on the The Millennium Project Paul Wildman PO Box 73 Northgate Brisbane 4013, 07 32667570 [email protected] www.StateoftheFuture.org

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