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Today’s generation will grow up in a turbulent world, unless ours steps in now, and acts

In 2067, it will be a world where the centre of gravity will have shifted to Asia and from the Atlantic to the Pacific, a world which is much hotter from climate change, a world facing much greater competition for food, water and resources, a world where many countries face the challenges of an aging population, a world where the risks of pandemic may be greater, a world of growing tension and rivalry and with an urgent need for much improved systems of global governance if conflict and crises are to be avoided.

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Today’s generation will grow up in a truly turbulent world. But today’s generation could improve that generation’s life chances if it accepted its responsibility to leave the world in no worse shape than they found it.

 

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Today’s generation will grow up in a turbulent world, unless ours steps in now, and acts

In 2067, it will be a world where the centre of gravity will have shifted to Asia and from the Atlantic to the Pacific, a world which is much hotter from climate change, a world facing much greater competition for food, water and resources, a world where many countries face the challenges of an aging population, a world where the risks of pandemic may be greater, a world of growing tension and rivalry and with an urgent need for much improved systems of global governance if conflict and crises are to be avoided.

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Today’s generation will grow up in a truly turbulent world. But today’s generation could improve that generation’s life chances if it accepted its responsibility to leave the world in no worse shape than they found it.

 

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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