Please see below a range of 2021 outlooks and forecasts - grouped by topics including:
- Climate, Conflict, Consumption, Demographics, Economics, Energy, Food, Freedom, Health, Innovation, Politics, Purpose, Risk, Space, Sustainability, Technology, Travel, Trade, Trust, Values and Work.
Please revisit this page regularly for updates throughout the early weeks of 2021 and see also:
Please see below selected recent care-related change.
Please see below selected recent energy-related change.
- What's New? - Energy
- What's Changing? - Sustainability (includes latest headlines on UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy)
Please see below selected recent human rights-related change.
Please see below recent sustainable development-related change. (Each headline relates to one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.)
Please see below selected recent crime-related change.
- Italy's largest organised crime trial in decades got underway, with 355 members of the Ndrangheta mafia facing charges including murder, drug trafficking, extortion, and money laundering. The group plays a massive role in Europe's cocaine trade, prosecutors say. It took three hours just to read out the names of all the defendants at a hearing.