Risks & opportunities

LATEST: New industries that recycle and re-purpose old solar PV panels will drive considerable economic value creation and will be an important element in the world's transition to a sustainable energy fut...
LATEST: The IBM Institute for Business Value indicated that 16 percent of healthcare institutions expect to have a commercial blockchain solution at scale in 2017.
LATEST: Low prices for most rare earths to 2026 will discourage investment in new projects and the rare earth industry in the ROW is not expected to see a significant injection of new capacity.
LATEST: Venezuela's inflation is projected to rise to nearly 500 percent and the economy shrank 5.7 percent last year and is expected to contract 8 percent in 2016.
LATEST: Elon Musk's Boring company published new images of concept vehicles that could one day be used in its underground tunnels.
LATEST: Capacity reductions in coal and steel production could have a sizable effect on global markets.
LATEST: Starting next year, California will start making electricity from its roads.
LATEST: Cars with batteries will play an increasingly important role in the European automobile market in coming years as car companies struggle to comply with strict carbon emissions standards imposed by ...
LATEST: The Center for Automotive Research projects a loss of 91,500 U.S. auto jobs to Japan with the reduction of 225,000 automobiles produced in the U.S. from TPP.
LATEST: Health care costs are expected to rise by more than 7 percent in 2016.
LATEST: The global laser technology market is expected to grow from USD 10.09 Billion in 2015 to reach USD 14.67 Billion by 2022.
LATEST: The Global Strategy will remain the core guidance for EU external action for years to come.
LATEST: Angel investors are forming investment groups to spread risk.
LATEST: A Trump administration curb on foreign workers could hit remittances from Filipinos in the U.S.
LATEST: Europe has now the opportunity to leverage the city as a platform for digital transformation of the economy and the society.
LATEST: Academic and industry researchers will be able to diagnose where solar cells lose efficiency and close the gap between theory and the actual efficiencies experienced by consumers who install solar ...
LATEST: Many recognise a real threat of recession in the short term if the UK were to vote to leave the EU.
LATEST: Coral bleaching (linked to global warming) and coral damage due to ocean acidification are increasing the risk of ciguatera.
LATEST: Renewed instability in energy prices poses a risk to financial markets at a time when China's economy is showing signs of improvement and central banks are loosening monetary policies across much o...
LATEST: An increase in terrorist attacks has awakened the Chinese to the threat of terrorism.
LATEST: Turkey fears that Kurdish advances on the Iraqi and Syrian sides of the border will encourage separatists groups at home and has in recent weeks shelled YPG positions in Syria.
LATEST: ICT transformation will become even more common across industries as 5G moves from vision to reality in the coming years.
LATEST: Climate change will result in an additional 250,000 deaths per year due to malnutrition, malaria, diarrhea and heat stress between 2030 and 2050.
LATEST: Cellulosic fibers are abundant and could supply 130 million gallons a year of ethanol that would replace gasoline.

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