Predictions for 2023 | Future timeline

Read predictions for 2023, 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.

Fast forecasts for 2023

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  • UN finally delivers climate plan to reduce emissions caused by global shipping industry. 1
  • The first government to replace its census with big-data technologies 1
  • 10% of reading glasses will be connected to the internet. 1
  • 80% of people on earth will have a digital presence online. 1
  • 90% of the global population will have a supercomputer in their pocket. 1
  • Acoustic earthquake shield developed to protect cities from earthquakes begin seeing initial use 1
  • Modifying genes to renew all body issues to youthful versions becomes possible 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 1 US dollars 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 7,991,396,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 8,546,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 66 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 302 exabytes 1
U.S. marijuana sales may triple to $30 billion by 2023, new report finds. Vote on this forecast
Get ready for 2 solar eclipses coming to the US in 2023 and 2024. Vote on this forecast
Viking Link: 475-mile underwater interconnector will give UK access to Denmark's clean energy. Vote on this forecast
EDPR inks PPA with Royal DSM for 59 MW of Spanish renewables. Vote on this forecast
Repsol will install 800 MW of solar and wind energy for 2023. Vote on this forecast

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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14

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