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Notable predictions and known events
- September 23 – Solar eclipse of September 23, 2090 in the North Atlantic. The next total eclipse visible in England follows a track similar to that of August 11, 1999, but shifted slightly further north and occurring very near sunset. Maximum duration in Cornwall will be 2 minutes and 10 seconds. Same date as the eclipse of September 23, 1699.
- The European Energy Council and Greenpeace believe that the entire world can be powered by renewable energy by 2090.
- Work on cleaning up the site of the Oldbury Nuclear Power Station near Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, England, which was decommissioned on 29 February 2012, is scheduled to be complete no earlier than 2092 (and possibly as late as 2101).
- April 7 – Mercury occults Jupiter; it will be very close to the Sun and impossible to view with naked eye.
- March 19 – A time capsule sealed exactly one hundred years before is scheduled to be opened at Denver International Airport.
- February 29 – First time that Ash Wednesday falls on February 29.
- 2096 is the last leap year before 2100, which will not be a leap year.
- The dwarf planet 2015 RR245 will make its closest approach to the Sun.
- According to one study, 83% of the Amazon rainforest may have been destroyed.
- The 100-year lease on toll Highway 407 in Ontario, Canada ends and full control of the electronic toll expressway returns to the Government of Ontario.
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- "No rainforest, no monsoon: get ready for a warmer world". NewScientist.