New challenges by 2045: Environmental warfare, drone crime, mass surveillance — RT News

What challenges could we face by 2045? A UK military think tank predicts there may be significant climate change affects, intensified spying, corporate armies, sophisticated weapons allowing targeting by DNA, and terrorists synthesizing new fatal viruses.

“Widespread and challenging implications for defense and security will almost certainly be generated by this increasingly connected world, with its rapidly advancing technology and evolving societies,” the document prepared for the British Defense Ministry says.

Within the next 30 years the world population may surpass 9 billion, which combined with technological progress and a range of other factors, will significantly change the world and result in new threats, according to the fifth edition of Global Strategic Trends by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC).

via New challenges by 2045: Environmental warfare, drone crime, mass surveillance — RT News.

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