7th October 2018
2078 – Advances in space travel and tourism
With NASA reaching its 120th year, the frontiers of human space exploration have shifted from the Moon, Mars and inner Solar System, to more distant locations in the outer Solar System.
29th September 2018
2024 – Euro 2024 is hosted by Germany
In 2024, Germany stages the European Championship for the first time as a unified country.
16th September 2018
2034 – Australia has fully decarbonised its electricity supply
By 2034, virtually 100% of Australia's electricity is supplied from renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, biomass and hydro-power.
10th September 2018
2025-2029 – The Martian Moons Exploration probe collects and returns samples
Martian Moons Exploration (MMX) is a probe designed to bring back the first samples from Mars' largest moon, Phobos.
2nd September 2018
2051 – The Suburban Rail Loop is operational in Melbourne
The Suburban Rail Loop is Australia's largest ever transport project.
13th August 2018
2095-2100 – Hurricane defence fields are operational in the U.S.
By the end of the 21st century, offshore wind power has become so abundant and widespread that it can mitigate the impact of hurricanes in some regions.
30th July 2018
2079 – Asbestos production is ending globally
By the late 2070s, one of the world's most notorious contaminants is finally disappearing from use.
17th July 2018
2035-2040 – The RAF Typhoon is phased out and replaced by the Tempest
In 2035, a next-generation aircraft known as the Tempest enters service in the Royal Air Force (RAF). By 2040, this has superseded the aging Typhoon.
23rd June 2018
2051 – The U.S. population reaches 400 million
By the early 2050s, the population of the United States has reached 400 million.
18th June 2018
2046 – Carbon pricing is ubiquitous worldwide
By the mid-2040s, carbon pricing initiatives have been implemented by practically every government around the world.
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