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The future is the time after the present. Its arrival is considered inevitable due to the existence of time and the laws of physics. Due to the apparent nature of reality and the unavoidability of the future, everything that currently exists and will exist can be categorized as either permanent, meaning that it will exist forever, or temporary, meaning that it will end. In the Occidental view, which uses a linear conception of time, the future is the portion of the projected timeline that is anticipated to occur. In special relativity, the future is considered absolute future, or the future light cone.

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Organizations relating to Future

European Forecasting Network / Florence, Italy / Est. 2001
International Investment Bank / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1970
European Pension Fund Investment Forum / Welwyn, UK / Est. 1994
Gulf Investment Corporation / Safat, Kuwait / Est. 1983
European Business Council for Africa and the Mediterranean / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
World Future Council Foundation / Hamburg, Germany
Finnish Society for Futures Studies / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1980
ASEAN Promotion Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1981
African Investment Bank / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Pakistan Futuristics Foundation and Institute / Islamabad, Pakistan / Est. 1986
European Committee for Future Accelerators / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1963
International Conferences on Environmental Future / Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Global Exchange for Social Investment / London, UK / Est. 2004
European Business Council for a Sustainable Energy Future / Karben, Germany / Est. 1996
Multilateral Investment Fund / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1992
International Swaps and Derivatives Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
Latin American Challenge Investment Fund / Lima, Peru / Est. 1999
Africa Future / Mulhouse, France / Est. 1985
World Future Society / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1966
East African Securities Regulatory Authorities / Arusha, Tanzania UR
Swedfund - International / Stockholm, Sweden
International Councils of Securities Associations / London, UK / Est. 1988
Notre Europe Institut Jacques Delors / Paris, France / Est. 1996
Convention Regarding Investments in War-loans / Est. 1922
Global Futures Foundation / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1988

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World Problems relating to Future

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Neglect of environmental consequences of government policies
Non-compliance of computer equipment to Year 2000 transition
Fear of future change
Declining mining communities

Action Strategies relating to Future

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Promoting sustainable energy consumption
Documenting population trends

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