Risks & opportunities

LATEST: AI will be regarded as a radically different mechanism for wealth creation replacing tasks rather than jobs' and leading to the creation of new types of jobs.
LATEST: To threaten North Korea's fragile economy with precision strikes in ways that offset North Korea's advantage in being able to attack South Korea's capital-Seoul-from sheltered artillery and missile...
LATEST: There's a risk that the already complicated UK tax system could become even more complex.
LATEST: The aggregate emissions from Africa could grow dramatically over the century.
LATEST: A significant threat to the realisation of vast growth in the global middle class is the concept of the 'middle-income trap'.
LATEST: The Canadian demand for western Canadian crude oil is expected to increase to 1.2 million b/d by 2020 as a result of planned refinery expansions and future transportation infrastructure developments.
LATEST: Chinese authorities have predicted the new birth policy could raise economic growth by about a half-percent and provide the country with an additional 30 million workers by 2050.
LATEST: The global military IT data and computing market is expected to achieve a cumulative value of US$605 billion during the forecast period.
LATEST: Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) has recently become one of the biggest occupational disease risks with occupational NIHL contributing to 16% of global deafness.
LATEST: Growth in Europe and Central Asia is forecast to accelerate broadly to 2.5 percent in 2017.
LATEST: About 60 per cent of New Zealand's population growth in the next 30 years is expected to happen in Auckland.
LATEST: A court cast doubt Friday on a longstanding U.S. government argument that blocking federal coal leasing will not affect climate change because the coal could simply be mined elsewhere.
LATEST: The UK, France and Italy will call for a target of one to two hours to take down terrorist content wherever it appears.
LATEST: The growing need for the IoT in the developing world will likely open up investment and partnership opportunities between local tech companies, distribution channels, and multinationals that produc...
LATEST: In Ghana, growth is projected to increase in 2016 to 4.5 percent.
LATEST: The Asia mega region will be dominated by Greater China (48% of the mega region's GDP).
LATEST: Energy modeling presents the greatest opportunity for architects to realize more ambitious energy-saving in their design projects.
LATEST: A growing number of corporate leaders and economists see mounting risk of the U.S. tipping into a recession.
LATEST: The UK risks creating a "fatherhood penalty" as an increasing number of men jettison their careers for less demanding jobs which give them more time with their families.
LATEST: No amount of cajoling from Washington will cause China to squeeze North Korea with enough sanctions that it will give up its weapons or risk the government's collapse.
LATEST: The threat of terrorism in the U.S. will increase in 2016.
LATEST: In Australia, American power is a major threat.
LATEST: Nissan and London-based architects Foster+Partners collaborated on a project to envision how zero emission electric vehicles could transform the urban landscape and the building within it.
LATEST: Escalating population growth in the global south will push today's population of seven billion people to nearly 10 billion by 2050.
LATEST: Considerable mitigation measures will be necessary to minimize the impacts on the carbon system and the global climate system as a whole.

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