Ten years after the Greenland Ice Sheet had fallen into the ocean and climate change was thrown into overdrive, six superpowers have come to dominate a mulitpolar world.
After the collapse of Russia and the unification of Europe under one government, the European Federal Union rules everything west of the Ural Sea.
To the East a Soviet Successor, the Siberian Socialist Republic closes its borders to all foreign interests, and a new democratic China is born after a five year revolution.
To the South, India struggles to survive as close to half its population remain displaced.
In the US, the flood of American Refugees into Mexico has solved the displacement crisis, but endless revolt in the new territories continue to strain the government.
In South America, Brazil ends its war with is rebelious northern states, and recognizes Amazonia and the Guyana Cooperative as sovereign nations.