Last December nearly 200 countries have adopted the Global Biodiversity Framework, which sets global targets to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
The OECD plans to finish scoping out whether it needs to tweak global tax rules to cover workcations and cross-border remote employment by the end of 2023.
Within 20 years, the planet will already be changed in some unfathomable ways: Large frozen areas will be erased, and 14% of all living species will be threatened by extinction.
Airbus is already working to develop and put into service the world's first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger aircraft by 2035.
By 2025, severe global water shortages and hunger will affect 1.8 billion people due to the loss of fertile farming lands.
By the end of 2023, the world will have 103 zettabytes (i.e., 103 T GB) of data according to IDC.
By 2030 employers will face an estimated shortage of 85 million workers across the globe.
By the end of 2023, 48% of knowledge workers globally will be working either hybrid and fully remote - up from 27% in 2019.
If coordinated action is not taken, drug-resistant diseases may cause 10 million annual deaths and a global economic downturn similar to the global financial crisis of 2008 by 2050.
Without early climate action, climate change could force 216 million people across six world regions to move within their countries by 2050.
Globally, the labour force will face a shortage of 85 million workers by 2030 due to aging populations, changing demographics, and skills gaps.
In 2020, the World Health Assembly adopted a strategy for the elimination of CC, with the intention of achieving for all countries an incidence rate of less than 4 cases per 100,000 women by 2030.
Ford is working to deliver 600,000 EVs per year globally by the end of 2023 and 2 million globally by the end of 2026 as part of its Ford + plan.
In late 2021 nearly 140 world leaders gathering at the United Nations climate talks in Glasgow pledged to end forest loss and land degradation by 2030.
By 2030, 92% of the total value transacted through CBDCs around the world will be paid domestically, as cross-border payment systems face an uphill battle for adoption.
When finished by the end of the year, the combined system will be the largest shore power system in the world.
Global advertising revenue for publishers was forecast to decline by 7.7% in 2023 to $47.2bn, down from some $85bn in 2016.
Extreme poverty - living on less than $2.15 a day - would fall below 2% globally by 2050 from about 8% in 2022.
Globally, the targets to 2040 are the crucial ones - they will require the paradigm shift; the massive rollout of green fuels, of carbon neutral fuels, tackling the hard to abate sectors.
An estimated 7 million lives could be saved worldwide by the implementation of highly cost-effective sodium reduction policies by 2030.
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