Social changes

LATEST: By 2025, Baby boomers will have left the government's corner offices to a new generation of leaders who grew up in the digital era.
LATEST: new technology that takes care of the thermal, moisture and flow-technical behaviour of smart clothing.
LATEST: Parental obesity more than doubles the risk of children becoming obese.
LATEST: 2017 will see the continued rise of smart cities across the globe.
LATEST: In order to monitor the effectiveness of any future climate agreement self-reported emissions data will need to be independently assessed for their accuracy and reliability.
LATEST: Syria has relatively few roads and damaging them along with the bridges on the roads will disrupt the flow of supplies even more.
LATEST: US consumer spending on household appliance repairs is forecast to rise 3.3% per annum, the fastest pace of any reported repair segment, to $6.6 billion in 2020.
LATEST: The risk of nuclear terrorism may be higher than it was two years ago.
LATEST: Britain will likely find itself bound by CETA because it will take years to negotiate the UK's formal departure from the EU.
LATEST: According to a report by the US Energy Information Administration 2016 will be the first year that natural gas overtakes coal as the largest energy source in the US.
LATEST: A 50 year age gap will not be remarkable as people choose to seek stability and achievement before embarking on a family.
LATEST: Disney Research team has developed technology that digitally projects a 3D version of colouring-book characters while the artist is still working on them.
LATEST: By 2020, Gen Z could constitute 40 percent of U.S. consumers.
LATEST: Half of all workers are expected to be Millennials by the year 2020.
LATEST: Hydricity combines solar generation with hydrogen production and storage that the researchers claim could rival solar PV systems and energy storage technologies in driving a low-carbon transition.
LATEST: Persuading people to reduce their energy consumption will always be very difficult.
LATEST: 47% of employment in the U.S. is at risk of being replaced by advances in AI, robotics and cognitive computing.
LATEST: The International Monetary Fund projects a 6 percent expansion on average over the coming five years for China.
LATEST: Full implementation of EU environmental legislation could save the EU economy €50 billion every year in health costs and direct costs to the environment.
LATEST: Mobile digital devices will transform every aspect of retailing, marketing, communication and entertainment over the next decade.
LATEST: Energy consumption is predicted to rise steeply as a result of an estimated expansion of the world's population by 2.3 billion by 2050.
LATEST: Refugees are currently not a threat to Europe with respect to communicable diseases.
LATEST: 64 communities in Fiji will need to relocate in the coming years.
LATEST: Spending in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA) will continue to lead the market.
LATEST: Brazil will remain in recession: GDP will contract by - 3.5% this year, after -3.8% in 2015.
LATEST: In 2017 over 50% of the world's population are predicted to have access to the internet.
LATEST: The nexus of energy and inequality will gain greater prominence in 2016.
LATEST: The threat from terrorism and radical Islam has replaced talk of "fascism" and "genocide.
LATEST: Linear attrition of ISIS's terrain and resources are necessary but not sufficient to destroy the ISIS threat to Europe.
LATEST: Autonomous cars could have an impact on quality of life and the environment by optimising the use of resources and time.
LATEST: More segmentation and differentiation in the purposes of business schools will coincide with increasing diversity in the organizational models of business schools.
LATEST: Two Welsh police forces could soon be using virtual reality technology to analyse criminal behaviour and see where crime is likely to happen.
LATEST: BP increased its forecast for the rise in electric vehicles by 2035 from the 70m predicted last year due to lower battery costs and higher efficiency standards.
LATEST: Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to be 3.0 percent in 2016.
LATEST: By 2025, China government will invest 90 percent more in the tourism industry as compared to 2015.
LATEST: With cost effective energy storage, a customer could go off the grid, remote locations could reduce reliance on generators, and could even operate the grid more efficiently.
LATEST: In the developing world, labor costs will likely remain low enough to prevent any major technology change impacting the last mile over the next five to ten years.

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