climate: Yet climate change still seems like some vague distant future-thing, according to NOW Magazine. The year 2050 sounds so far off, the year 2080 unimaginable. Our climate is changing in many ways right now. But maybe you have two kids, 6 and 4 years old. And what about 2080 Those precious grandchildren will be in their 30s. They'll be 38 and 36, respectively, in 2050, perhaps busy raising some grandchildren for you to spoil. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.