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In the 2040s, agriculture was harmed by severe climate change, starting in 2040 with horrific storm conditions. New ways of growing food were developed. Humans landed on Mars in this decade. Later, Mia Bennett's research proved that plant life could grow in Martian soil.

At some point in the decade, Australia got involved in the space race, establishing a space elevator off its western coast. (TV: The Waters of Mars)

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