Read science predictions for 2038, 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 2038
- World oil prices crash sometime between 2035 and 2040 as an increasingly sizeable percentage of the planet switches to electric vehicles and carsharing fleets, as well as renewable sources of electricity production. Oil-producing provinces, like Alberta, will see their economy sink into a deep recession as hundreds of thousands are laid off in waves, causing significant civil unrest across the country. Likelihood: 70% 1
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2023-12-22 Last updated 2022-12-21