By 2025, severe global water shortages and hunger will affect 1.8 billion people due to the loss of fertile farming lands.
By 2030 employers will face an estimated shortage of 85 million workers across the globe.
By the end of 2023, 48% of knowledge workers globally will be working either hybrid and fully remote - up from 27% in 2019.
Without early climate action, climate change could force 216 million people across six world regions to move within their countries by 2050.
Globally, the labour force will face a shortage of 85 million workers by 2030 due to aging populations, changing demographics, and skills gaps.
In 2020, the World Health Assembly adopted a strategy for the elimination of CC, with the intention of achieving for all countries an incidence rate of less than 4 cases per 100,000 women by 2030.
Ford is working to deliver 600,000 EVs per year globally by the end of 2023 and 2 million globally by the end of 2026 as part of its Ford + plan.
The World Resources Report on Creating a Sustainable Food Future laid out regenerative agriculture as one of the 22 solutions to cut emissions by two-thirds while still feeding a likely population of 10 billion (by 2050).
In late 2021 nearly 140 world leaders gathering at the United Nations climate talks in Glasgow pledged to end forest loss and land degradation by 2030.
Recent projections from the IEA find that renewables will replace coal as the largest source of electricity generation globally by early 2025, highlighting the fundamental transformation underway across the global electricity sector.
By 2030, 92% of the total value transacted through CBDCs around the world will be paid domestically, as cross-border payment systems face an uphill battle for adoption.
When finished by the end of the year, the combined system will be the largest shore power system in the world.
Global advertising revenue for publishers was forecast to decline by 7.7% in 2023 to $47.2bn, down from some $85bn in 2016.
Extreme poverty - living on less than $2.15 a day - would fall below 2% globally by 2050 from about 8% in 2022.
Globally, the targets to 2040 are the crucial ones - they will require the paradigm shift; the massive rollout of green fuels, of carbon neutral fuels, tackling the hard to abate sectors.
With the UN estimating that 68% of the world's population will live in urban areas by 2050, a reduction in commuting time could significantly mitigate air-quality and health concerns worldwide.
An estimated 7 million lives could be saved worldwide by the implementation of highly cost-effective sodium reduction policies by 2030.
A new Australian study projects solar panels could use most of the world's silver reserves (550,000 tonnes according to the US Geological Survey) by 2050.
Having already rolled out the world's first ammonia-fueled tractor and the world's first ammonia-fueled semi truck, Brooklyn company Amogy has now got hold of a 1957 tugboat, and plans to have the world's first ammonia-powered ship sailing in 2023.
Malaysia, as a country, is fully committed to being a key part of the global transition to a low-carbon, and eventually carbon-neutral society, with ambitions to achieve this by 2050.
The world's biggest exporter of soymeal and soyoil will harvest 33 million tons of beans in 2023, the smallest crop since 2011 and a 20% decline from its February estimate.
The amount of land suitable for coffee cultivation globally could halve by 2050 due to climate change.
Under the Chips Act, the EU is seeking to end its dependence on China and produce 20% of the world's semiconductors by 2030.
The UN Secretary-General highlighted that every person on the planet is to be covered by early warning systems by 2027.
By the end of 2023, 39% of global knowledge workers will work hybrid, up from 37% in 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. Hybrid is no longer just an employee perk but an employee expectation.