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.
13th June 2018
2026 – The FIFA World Cup is hosted jointly in Canada, Mexico and the United States
The 23rd FIFA World Cup, held in the summer of 2026, is the first tournament hosted by more than two countries.
7th June 2018
2026 – Expansion of London's Heathrow Airport
In 2026, a controversial new airport runway and terminal is completed in London.
26th May 2018
2024 – Vladimir Putin steps down as President of Russia
Putin's fourth term in office ends in May 2024.
18th May 2018
2028 – Delhi becomes the most populous city in the world
By 2028, Delhi has overtaken Tokyo to become the most populous city in the world.
29th April 2018
2040-2045 – China's space program is rivalling NASA
By the early 2040s, China has further expanded its space program, to such an extent that it now rivals NASA.
21st April 2018
2053 – Australia becomes the first country to eliminate cervical cancer
By the early 2050s, cervical cancer has been eradicated in Australia, thanks to an effective screening and vaccination program in earlier decades.
2nd April 2018
2027 – The Venera-D mission arrives at Venus
Venera-D is the first space probe in over 40 years to land on the surface of Venus.
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