Please see below selected recent migration-related change.
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- Italians are quitting their country in record numbers at a time when the country’s population is already shrinking thanks to live births reaching an all-time low. Some 160,000 Italians moved abroad in 2018, the largest number of emigrants since 1981.
Please see below selected recent travel-related change.
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WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
The 2010 Ten-Year Forecast Map of the Decade benchmarked the big forces that will shape the decade: The Carbon Economy; The Water Ecology; Adaptive Power; Cities in Transition and Molecular Identity.
WHAT ARE WE SEEING?
The Institute for the Future published a Ten-Year Forecast in 2010 that it claimed would be a benchmark forecast for the next decade, focusing on five driving themes:
"Cradle-to-cradle" organisations claim to be able to dramatically lower their environmental impact and increase their "eco-effectiveness". This forms part of a wider drive towards a "circular economy", which imagines ways to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff and re-design the way our economy works - designing products that can be 'made to be made again' and powered by renewable energy.
The world needs to create 600m new jobs over the next decade to sustain economic growth and maintain social stability, according to the United Nations International Labour Organisation.
Halcyon Highlights is a bi-weekly round-up of some of the most compelling trends that we have spotted over the past fortnight. + , - or = indicate whether we consider each trend/development to prove mainly positive, negative or neutral/too early to judge...