france predictions for 2021

Read 22 predictions about France in 2021, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

International relations predictions for France in 2021

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Politics predictions for France in 2021

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Government predictions for France in 2021

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Economy predictions for France in 2021

Economy related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • French President Emmanuel Macron closes all of France’s coal-fired power plants in an effort to meet environmental goals. 90%1

Technology predictions for France in 2021

Technology related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • According to wind industry advocacy body, WindEurope, 350MW of floating capacity is switched on in Europe this year, led by a raft of projects off the UK, France, Portugal, and Norway. 1%1

Culture predictions for France in 2021

Culture related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • France has become the world’s leading consumer of organic wine, having doubled its consumption since 2013. 80%1
  • France returns artworks that were taken from the West African country Benin during the colonial conquest of the region. 1%1
  • France lends Greece a metope from the Parthenon which was displayed at the Louvre, to coincide with the 2021 celebrations of the bicentennial of the start of the country's War of Independence. 1%1

Defense predictions for in 2021

Defense related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • France joins the hypersonic weapons club with its Project V-MaX (Experimental Maneuvering Vehicle), which created a hypersonic glider with a speed of more than 3,700 miles per hour, or Mach 5. 0%1

Infrastructure predictions for France in 2021

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Environment predictions for France in 2021

Environment related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • As included in the Finance Bill, the so-called bonus-malus scheme starts to gradually tax users of HFC-based, HVAC&R equipment and offers corporate tax discounts to companies investing in natural refrigerant-based equipment. 0%1
  • In line with the government's decision to phase out France's remaining coal-fired power plants, state-controlled French utility, EDF, shuts down its 580 megawatts (MW) Le Havre 4 coal-fired power plant. 1%1
  • France's EDF to close Le Havre coal-fired power plant in spring 2021.Vote on this forecast
  • François de Rugy, France’s minister of ecology, has announced the postponement until 2021 of a proposed HFC tax..Vote on this forecast
  • France to shut all coal-fired power stations by 2021, Macron declares.Vote on this forecast
  • France will shut down its coal plants by 2021, two years earlier than initially planned.Vote on this forecast

Science predictions for France in 2021

Science related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • The French government creates its first national strategy for research — a plan designed to energize French science that will come with a meatier funding boost. 75%1

Health predictions for France in 2021

Health related predictions to impact France in 2021 include:

  • France stops reimbursing patients for homeopathic treatment as national health authority found that this form of alternative medicine has no proven medical benefit. 1%1
  • France cuts the use of toxic weedkiller, glyphosate, by 80 percent. 1%1

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January 7, 2022. Last updated January 7, 2020.

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