World Population stands at just under 10 billion.
The planet is on average three degrees cooler than it was in 1950.
Medical miracles abound; organ farms, cancer cures, nano-robot vaccines.
Mining, farming on ocean floor.
Most popular sports are football (futball), baseball.
Aquatic life on Europa, Encaladus.
The United States is as strong as ever, with renewed energy and vigor stoked by the global baby boom of the 2060s-70s.
China is a global power which in the middle of the century got tired of Muslim Fanatics and spent a couple of decades waging war in the Middle East.
India is one of the 'Big Four' Global powers.
The South American Union is in perpetual rivalry with the continent's one holdout nation, Brazil.
Africa's population has dropped by half in the last fifty years. After decades of war, genocide, environmental disaster, some sections of continent are called 'mini-Pripyat' after abandoned town near Chernobyl.
Indian colonies on African coast.
Europe is a backwater enjoyed by Indian, Chinese, South American and American tourists. The continent has not been more de-populated since the late Roman Empire.
Establishment of private colonies on Antarctica.
100,000 people live in orbit around Earth. 100,000 people live on the moon (about the population of the 13 colonies in 1700). 50,000 people live on mars. Demographers predict solar populations will explode in the next 100 years.
The real question is, how did we get here?