Which word should I use to say that " A is trying to prove B's prediction wrong"? For example, in the recent United Nations water scarcity report, UN predicted that in 10 years from now, two-thirds of the world population will be facing severe fresh water scarcity problem. We people have to prove that UN's prediction is wrong (of course, one has to wait for 10 years to see whether the prediction became true or not).
Before that, what word should I use in the below context?
To disprove the UN's prediction, we have to build desalination plants.
To prevent the UN's prediction, we have to ....
To invalidate the UN's prediction, we have to ...
or please suggest a better word(s).
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