That places The Cloverfield Paradox in at least 2028, or two days short of ten years after the movie's planned release date. Either way, the film takes place in the future -- a near future -- in a world that is very much like ours, but with an energy crisis on.
The crux of The Cloverfield Paradox's connection to the other two Cloverfield movies is in the short video clip of author and conspiracy theorist Mark Stambler (same surname as John Goodman's character from 10 Cloverfield Lane, who never mentioned having a brother and did not have a son) tells a television host (played by actress Suzanne Cryer, who also appears in 10 Cloverfield Lane): "Every time they test it, they risk ripping open the membrane of space time, smashing together multiple dimensions, shattering reality. And not just on that station: everywhere. This experiment could unleash chaos the likes of which we have never seen. Monsters, demons, beasts from the sea…"