Article Series

Global Threats

Threats to our continued ability to live and thrive on this small planet are increasingly hard to ignore. Vision addresses several of them in this video series.

Global Threats: Instinction

Part 1

Extinction

David Hulme

Is the present century humanity’s last? It’s a growing concern for many.

Part 2

Losing Ground

David Hulme

Many scientists are warning that the human footprint is one of indiscriminate destruction and possibly irretrievable loss. Are our days numbered?

Part 3

Delusion

David Hulme

The human brain is easily fooled into believing things that simply aren’t true. When it comes to life-and-death issues, that can be disastrous.

Part 4

Too Many Mouths

David Hulme

Our food supply may well become the greatest challenge of the century. And directly linked to it are dwindling global water reserves. Will we have enough of either to survive? Each of us holds the key.

Part 5

Cities at Risk

David Hulme

More and more people are streaming into the world’s cities, magnifying already serious issues such as pollution, waste management and disease. What should we expect in the coming decades?

Part 6

Rogue Robots

David Hulme

Artificial intelligence is changing lives for the better, but its developers acknowledge that it also poses serious risks. This raises some far-reaching questions.