209 predictions for 2028 | Future forecast

What 2028 will look like | Future Forecast

Read 209 predictions for 2028, 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 2028
  • An international coalition is created to jointly remove space debris from the earth’s orbit to minimize the risk of debris causing severe damage to operational space satellites and other orbital assets. 1
  • Between 2028 and 2031, the US Department of Energy completes the construction of a next-generation, nationwide, high-voltage, direct-current “super-grid” that’s designed to move surplus renewable energy to major urban centers. The result of this new infra Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Between 2027 and 2029, NASA completes the construction of the “Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway,” a space station that now orbits the moon. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • States across the US begin adopting anti-political gerrymandering legislation between 2025 to 2030, as new big data and AI technologies enable fair, impartial, computer-designed voting districts. As a result, voting once again becomes increasingly competitive nationwide. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Coastal towns along the Florida coast are being relocated in-land at an increasing pace between 2025 to 2030, to mitigate the growing threat of rising sea levels and major storms caused by climate change. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Walmart Canada commits to 100% alternatively powered fleet of logistics vehicles. Likelihood: 80% 1
  • Between 2022 to 2025, Canada enacts a universal, single-payer public pharmacare system worth $15 billion that will draft a national list of prescription medicines that will be covered by the taxpayer. Likelihood: 60% 1
  • As instability rises in the Middle East between 2025-30, Canada's oil and gas exports become increasingly attractive to China, Japan, and Southeast Asian nations looking to diversify their energy imports. Likelihood: 80% 1
  • The Canadian government implements a customized version of Ethereum blockchain technology to make government research grant and funding information more transparent to the public between 2026 and 2029. Likelihood: 50% 1
  • Canada's high skilled workforce and lower dollar will make the Greater Toronto Area the second-biggest tech hub in North America after Silicon Valley by 2026 to 2028. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Scientists successfully manipulate photosynthesis to increase crop yields by up to 1% 1
  • Smartphones become capable of detecting diseases through brethalyzer screening technology 1
  • RoboBees are utilized to pollinate crops in large scales 1
  • Contact lenses with cameras become available for purchase 1
  • Driverless cars begin having significant impact on profits for auto insurance companies 1
  • Life expectancy explodes dramatically through gene modification 1
  • Asia becomes the center of air travel 1
  • Hypersonic missiles are in military use 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.65 US dollars 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,359,823,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 11,846,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 176 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 572 exabytes 1

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