Risks & opportunities

LATEST: Within a year, five new national parks in some of the wildest and most dramatic lands of Chile and Argentina will have been created.
LATEST: The United States should ensure that its policy of rejecting vulnerability to a North Korean nuclear strike is clear to Pyongyang.
LATEST: Shifting towards the circular economy could add $1 trillion to the global economy by 2025 and create 100,000 new jobs within the next five years.
LATEST: Long-term population estimates reveal that growth in the global population is expected to see a dramatic decline from an average of 1.3% in the 1980-2014 period to 0.5% across the 2015-50 period.
LATEST: The Middle East and Africa region is expected to show the fastest growth in the global smart factory market in the near future.
LATEST: Monetary policy in advanced economies is expected to support growth in the short term but higher interest rates in the United States could increase capital flow volatility.
LATEST: A significant number of people in the UK (42%) believe their job could be replaced by a robot by 2066.
LATEST: Thought leadership content-from blog posts to videos-that create a sense of authenticity and excitement among consumers will only become more crucial.
LATEST: The US carriers claim that continued expansion of the ME3 into the US will lead to the loss of domestic aviation jobs.
LATEST: Britain could be faced with renewed political uncertainty as it begins negotiations on withdrawing from the European Union.
LATEST: Growth in tourism-dependent economies will be supported by the expected higher growth in the United States.
LATEST: Intel is optimistic that self-driving technologies will spur new innovations and new business as the vehicles become more widespread.
LATEST: China's middle class is predicted to hit 550 million people within the next five years.
LATEST: Europe will need to invest heavily in modernising the air traffic management system through SESAR and the achievement of the Single European Sky.
LATEST: Emerging markets such as China and India and innovation of some new information technology in healthcare are expected to offer good opportunities for growth of global healthcare IT market.
LATEST: Asia will have more "overall power" than the US and Europe combined.
LATEST: The global carbon fiber market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 11.0% by value from 2016 to 2021.
LATEST: Australia will reach 104 quarters of economic growth without a recession.
LATEST: Frustration over North Korea's act of defiance is nothing new nor should it cloud judgment about how the United States needs to evaluate the risks and respond to Pyongyang's actions.
LATEST: Higher risk looms ahead in the United States where the number of oil rigs was halved between 2014 and 2016.
LATEST: An upcoming NATO mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) is under threat of German withdrawal over Ankara's refusal to allow German lawmakers to visit soldiers at the Incirl...
LATEST: In Ukraine, the threat of a similar attack knocking offline medical centers, transportation systems, or electric facilities in one of Southeast Asia's mega cities is just as likely.
LATEST: The Netherlands had mandated an increase in the share of biofuel in the economy from the current 5.3 to 14% within the next four years and the European Union as a whole expected a 20% average of re...
LATEST: Zika could complete its trip around the planet by spreading to vulnerable areas of the 'Old World' - Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
LATEST: The effects of automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence on cybersecurity workforce demand will likely not be realized by most enterprises for several years or longer.

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