For the millions of adults with hearing loss, and the estimated 150 million in the world who will be affected by dementia by 2050, figuring out how they are related is urgent and imperative for minimizing risks.
Up to 375 million workers (14% of the global workforce) may need to switch occupations or acquire new skills by 2030 due to automation and AI technologies.
Earlier this month, Bosch announced it would revamp its mobility unit in pursuit of $88 billion in global revenue by 2030.
In the coming years, we will see a rapid evolution of means, countermeasures, tactics and technology for drone warfare, similar to the transformation air warfare underwent during the First World War and the interwar years.
In 2020 there were 2.2m cases of lung cancer worldwide, and it is estimated that there will be 238.3k new cases of lung cancer in the United States alone in 2023.
E-cargo bikes can replace up to 17% of van kilometers by 2030 in major world cities, resulting in significant CO2 emission savings.
In the absence of effective adaptation, the global yield of food crops (Bichetti et al., 2021) could decline by nearly 30% by 2050 (Hobert and Negra, 2020).
Developing affordable vaccines that provide broad coverage against meningococcal disease strains is a key part of the World Health Organization's Defeating Meningitis by 2030 Global Roadmap.
As for the broader economy, purchasing managers' indexes from S&P Global hit a 13-month high in May, indicating that while recession could be a story later in the year, there are few signs of a contraction now.
Responding to measles cases and outbreaks and closing measles immunity gaps in 2023 and 2024 continues to be global, regional and national priority.
Last year, 193 countries agreed to end plastic pollution, with the goal of creating a legally binding Global Plastics Treaty by 2024.
A year ago in Nairobi, 175 countries convened to put an end to plastic pollution worldwide by developing a legally-binding United Nations treaty by the end of 2024.
A government report last year forecast that 20% of global lithium refining could take place in Australia by 2027, up from less than 1%.
WMO has ensured that by 2027, early warning systems will be developed everywhere on Earth.
Australian banks and insurance companies will weather the economic storm of 2023 just as they did following the 2007-2008 global financial crisis.
The world needs to cut greenhouse gas emissions by about 43% from 2019 levels by 2030 to stand a chance of meeting the Paris Agreement's goal of keeping warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
At the end of 2032, there will be 34.4 billion connected IoT devices worldwide.
In January Mercedes announced it will put in place some 10,000 chargers worldwide by the end of the decade.
The South American nation is battling inflation at 109%, one of the highest in the world, which a central bank poll estimates could hit nearly 130% by the end of the year.
The 2021 Digital Government Strategy had an aggressive vision, which was for Australia to be one of the top 3 digital governments in the world by 2025.
Climate change will cause 38,000 extra deaths per year around the world by 2030.
In the past year, inflation has skyrocketed worldwide due to supply-chain disruptions caused by covid-19 and the Ukraine war.
Climate pledges by governments would fall short of net zero by 2050 even if they were achieved, meaning there's little chance of limiting global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels.
CrowdStrike's 2023 Global Threat Report discovered that 71% of all attacks are malware free, up from 62% in 2021.
Indonesia is set to lose its title as the world's fourth-most populous nation by 2045 amid slowing birth rates.