health predictions for 2021 | Future timeline

Read 0 predictions for 2021, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

health forecasts for 2021

Forecast
In 2021, a number of breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • China increases the country's forest coverage from 21 percent of its total landmass in 2018 to 23 percent this year (2020). The figure could reach as high as 26 percent by 2035 as China reassigns 60,000 soldiers to plant trees in a bid to fight pollution. Likelihood: 100% 1
  • European Union enacts a ban on most single-use plastics. (Likelihood 100%) 1
  • Nationwide 'Free Willy' ban goes into effect, making it illegal to hold dolphins and whales in captivity. Likelihood: 100% 1
  • Canada enacts a progressively increasing carbon tax in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec between 2020 to 2022. Likelihood: 50% 1
  • A government ban on single-use plastics goes into effect. Likelihood: 100% 1
  • Nation-wide ban on single-use plastics goes into effect. Likelihood: 100% 1

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