The Great Globe Gallery


Global Trends in Environment and Development


Global Trends in Environment and Development slides and transparencies presents graphs and maps to illustrate some of the major conditions and trends in population, agriculture, biodiversity, forests, water resources, energy, climate, and social and economic development that determine the state of the world's environment. These data give a broad picture of trends over 20 years. Some of the trends are alarming or depressing, but others are hopeful. In a few cases, future projections are presented to show possible consequences.