June- Changsha (Sky City) is expected to be complete, making it the tallest building in the World (838m)
Strict water restrictions are set in for the American west
September- Scotland becomes an independent nation.
December- Afghan Civil War ends after the United States and Britain withdraw troops
U.S. oil prices average $3.24 February - NASA Dawn spacecraft reaches Ceres
July - NASA New Horizons will pass by Pluto
The United Nations hold a meeting regarding global warming. The U.S. agrees to cut the number of coal emissions by 1/3. The U.S. agrees to build 30 solar plants by 2035. Europe agrees to build 12 hydroelectric power plants. China doesn't agree to cut its coal production because it would effect their economy.
August - A treaty between Ecuador, Brazil and Peru is signed, agreeing to leave native people alone
November - A 9.1 magnitude earthquake strikes 10km east of Los Angeles
27,349 killed and 141,358 injured
A 9.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in Lombardi, Italy
38,210 killed and 217,600 injured
August - Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro
November - Hillary Clinton becomes the 45th President of the United States
January - A referendum is held between Japan and the United States allowing Japanese settlements in Hawaii. The deal will expire in 2091.
February - The Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia is completed holding the new title of world's tallest building (1000m)
March - Puerto Rico becomes the 51st state in the United States
October - Genetically modified crops become illegal in 37 states
January - Public smoking is illegal in 48 states
March - Washington D.C. is now called either "The Capital" or "Colombia". Colombia is now a state.
August - NASA and the ESA establish the first lunar colony near the south pole of the Moon
April - ESA, NASA, and CNSA send 36 people to Mars
May - Korea is united in the Communist Democratic Society of Korea (CDSK)
July - China reaches the peak of its economic growth
April - A powerful monsoon hits Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Eastern India; thousands of refugees migrate towards Europe and China
2029 - January - In the U.S. all automotive vehicles are required to run at or above 32mpg
March - The average car runs at 52mpg
July - Work on the Gibraltar-Mediterranean dam is planned
2031 - August - Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, and Kuwait end oil exports
September - In America, all vehicles are required to be electric due to limited oil
May - Mediterranean dam complete
Oil prices are over 100 times higher than they were in 2000