This report, prepared for the National Council on Environmental Technology and Policy and the Administrator of the EPA, reviews emerging trends and developments important for environmental protection. It sets out a foresight framework which divides human activities into six broad themes for analysis. The report analyzes each of these themes and provides an overview of emerging developments. It also describes the Desired State of the future and the Opportunities for EPA to move forward. The opportunities are formal recommendations for the EPA Administrator and the Agency’s senior leadership. The report also identifies several overarching proposals to improve EPA’s ability to anticipate and address emerging environmental challenges. Click here to view the full report.