78 predictions for 2041 | Future forecast

What 2041 will look like | Future Forecast

Read 78 predictions for 2041, 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 2041
  • Between 2040 to 2043, several US states begin the construction of massive sea walls to defend their coastal cities against rising sea levels. The costs of these sea walls nationally will rise to over $400 billion. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • 6th generation fighter planes will enter military service between 2032 to 2036, replacing the F35. These new fighters will feature next-gen stealth, laser, and artificial intelligence technologies, along with hypersonic engines, and the ability to operate with or without human pilots. Likelihood: 80% 1
  • Regardless of any measures to slow global greenhouse gas emissions, the arctic is now locked into a devastating temperature rise. As a result, between 2040 to 2050, 70% of the homes and infrastructure built on top of permafrost in Canada's northernmost provincial regions and territories are at risk of severe damage. Likelihood: 70% 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
  • By 2040 to 2043, Alberta now sells more clean-hydrogen than crude oil exports due to market shift toward electric vehicles and utility-scale renewables. Likelihood: 50% 1
  • Canada passes into law a Universal Basic Income for all citizens between 2040 to 2042. Likelihood: 50% 1
  • Sumitomo Forestry Co. will build the world's tallest wooden high-rise—70 stories, 350 meters, comprised of 90% wood, and to be called the W350. 1
  • People can control or change their memories and personalities 1
  • Annual deaths from cardiovascular disease have reached negligible levels in the U.S. 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 9,218,400,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 20,426,667 1

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