Social changes

LATEST: Baby boomers will retire and younger generations will dominate the workforce.
LATEST: Growing demand for oilfield chemicals owing increasing drilling activities for unconventional energy in the U.S. and China is expected to have a positive influence on the surfactants market growth.
LATEST: The typical pattern of today in which a couple in late 20s or 30s marry and have children a few years later will change.
LATEST: As technology continues to disrupt entire industries-basically changing the way people live-cities that create an environment and buzz that attract entrepreneurs will be best positioned for future ...
LATEST: Rural farmers could be marginalised if demand for water from urban industry and residents is prioritised over the needs of rural farmers and communities.
LATEST: North Korea will probably claim with credibility within four years that it can hit the U.S. with a nuclear weapon.
LATEST: Consumer price inflation has been revised downward across almost all advanced economies and is projected to remain below central bank targets in 2016.
LATEST: Perhaps the greatest advantage of a reduced U.S. presence in the Middle East is that it should mitigate the threat from terrorism.
LATEST: The UK's influential position in international climate change negotiations would be at risk from a vote to leave.
LATEST: Higher headline inflation rates in 2017 across all economies could also be a constraint on growth in consumer spending.
LATEST: Cancer rates in the UK will increase nearly six times faster in women than in men over the next 20 years.
LATEST: Parents forget that their children are going to grow up one day and Google themselves and all this content about them will already be out there.
LATEST: Gen Z is about to enter the workforce and companies will need to work harder than ever before to recruit and retain the best talent.
LATEST: Technology-based learning will really take off when the digital natives come of age and enter the workforce.
LATEST: Millennials are the "sharing generation" who are used to portraying their own brand online through social platforms and expect a business's online brand to be clear and concise.
LATEST: The US light vehicle market could lose over a million units a year under the impact of a Trump administration.
LATEST: Law enforcement agencies across the world have started to recognize the potential threats from drones and (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) UAVs.
LATEST: Artificial intelligence carries some risk and presents complex policy challenges along several dimensions.
LATEST: China will pursue efforts aimed at fulfilling its "One Belt".
LATEST: Brexit could disrupt Europe's unified system for drug regulation and potentially hamper access to top scientific talent.
LATEST: Consumers will spend half of their gaming money on digital downloads.
LATEST: 2017 will be the year when businesses recognise the dangers and inadequacies of static passwords for user authentication and access control.
LATEST: China and Vietnam should stop all forced repatriation of North Koreans and allow them to safely go to third countries where they would not be at risk.
LATEST: Global trends related to wellness and environmental protection will have a significant impact on protein producers in the coming years.
LATEST: Next year could be a landmark one in the evolution of online travel as sales in Asia-Pacific surpass those in North America for the first time.
LATEST: The UK Government will seek to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050 against a 1990 baseline as part of its involvement with the European Union's nationally determined contributions.
LATEST: By 2030, 590 million will inhabit India's cities and 70% of new employment will be generated in urban areas.
LATEST: The Universal Basic Income could pay every adult $12,000 per year to raise the floor and make sure that no American falls into poverty.
LATEST: Islam could be dropped as Bangladesh's official religion following a number of attacks in the country against people of other faiths.
LATEST: Any neighbouring country that shows signs of weakness face the risk that Russia will try to exploit the situation.
LATEST: Engineering, computing or design specialists in Care First placements may see specific care difficulties their skills could solve, make and test prototypes.
LATEST: Understanding in enormous amounts of data and mathematics will be used to decode processes in everything from biological to social systems.
LATEST: The UK will have no avenues to influence EU policies in the field of export controls.
LATEST: Cognitive tools for acclerating science could lead to dramatic increases in scientific productivity by increasing efficiency of the key steps in scientific process.
Tax
LATEST: An additional 450 million francs will be set aside from an existing fossil fuels tax to help cut energy use in buildings by 43 percent by 2035 compared with 2000 levels.
LATEST: A sharper-than-expected slowdown in China could have additional repercussions for commodity markets and commodity exporters.
LATEST: The group of countries that depend on tourism could suffer a loss of more than 1% of gross domestic product from the Zika virus.
LATEST: Medium-term growth is projected to remain moderate in Croatia-about 2 percent annual real growth.
LATEST: 43 states could remove burdensome date labeling restrictions, saving consumers and businesses more than $29 billion per year.
LATEST: UK nationals will be able to travel freely and work in the rest of the EU.
LATEST: FMC will be the fifth largest crop protection chemical company in the world in terms of revenue.

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