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November/December 2007

In this issue, which closes out our 20th year of publication, we revisit the hot topics of 1988—and find many of them still smoldering. But these nine essays from World Watch's "class of '88" show that we've made some progress. Subscribe now.

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Critical environmental and social trends in 6 categories—23 new trends and 21 updated ones.
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