What will life be like in the year 2050? In the coming decades as global demand for energy increases and the world’s population reaches nine billion new solutions to the worlds energy problems will be needed. Will the emerging energy technologies currently in development allow us to adapt and overcome the challenges of the coming future? Will we be able to collectively recognize the need to innovate our energy production, distribution and usage? How will we deal with emissions and their impact on human health and longevity? As the debate over climate change rages on innovators around the world have moved forward in their thinking, beyond the debates toward how to adapt to the world we will face as we approach the future.