Read science predictions for 2021, a year that will see the world transform thanks to scientific disruptions that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore many of them below. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.
science forecasts for 2021
- 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
- Between 2020 to 2023, a periodic solar event called a "grand minimum" overtakes the sun (lasting through 2070), resulting in diminished magnetism, infrequent sunspot production and less ultraviolet (UV) radiation reaching Earth — all bringing a cooler per Likelihood: 50% 1
- Health Canada restricts the use of three neonicotinoid pesticides in the agricultural industry starting between 2021 to 2022, in an effort to reverse the decline of Canadian bee populations. Likelihood: 100% 1
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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14