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Month: November 2022

The Critical Importance of Positive Images for the Future — By Charles Johnston

Charles Johnston is a cultural psychiatrist as well as a futurist. His perspective has its foundations in Creative Systems Theory with it concept of Cultural Maturity, the idea that our times are requiring—and making possible—an essential “growing up” as a species.  Cynicism today is rampant. Few people hold positive expectations when it comes to the […]

Opinion: The Good Future – By Anne Lise Kopp

Hello, I’m Anne-Lise, a Senior Sustainability Advisor. I am French, from the border with Germany and I now live in Rome, Italy. I grew up in a small village near the mountains eating the vegetables and fruits my father was cultivating behind our house. I am an Industrial Engineer, with a Masters in B2B Strategy […]

Inside the Saudi Strategy to Keep the World Hooked on Oil

“Saudi representatives pushed at the United Nations global climate summit in Egypt to block a call for the world to burn less oil, according to two people present at the meeting, saying that the summit’s final statement “should not mention fossil fuels.” The effort prevailed: After objections from Saudi Arabia and a few other oil […]

Taxing frequent flyers

“The richest 20 percent of people worldwide take 80 percent of the flights, according to estimates by the International Council on Clean Transportation, a nonprofit think tank. The top 2 percent of frequent fliers take about 40 percent of the flights.”   The target to reach “net zero” emissions — a point in which air […]

The Good Future Project Members & Supporters Meeting Summary – 21-11-22

Hi there fellow Good Future storytellers! We are so glad to have met so many of you on our first call this week! Here is a summary of the key points that we discussed. Key topics that will structure our work: Climate & Environment – energy, sustainability, pollution etc. Technology & Humanity – AI, AGI, […]

The Tyranny of Inertia

“55 vulnerable countries estimated their combined climate-linked losses over the last two decades totalled $525 billion, or 20% of their collective GDP. Some research suggests that by 2030 such losses could reach $580 billion per year.” Read those numbers again—they are astonishing (a fifth of GDP!) and there is no doubt where justice lies: the […]

Deglobalization Is a Climate Threat | by Raghuram G. Rajan – Project Syndicate

Globalization may have fallen out of favor in recent years, but preserving it is an environmental imperative. Effective, coordinated responses to climate change are being set back by the shrinkage of cross-border trade and investment flows, and by the accompanying rise of isolated regional trading blocs.

What is the Future of Work ? – A 2022 Documentary By Ian Khan

What is the Future of Work ? Technology Futurist and Filmmaker Ian Khan discusses the trends shaping industries across the world. Featuring one on one interviews with leading Future of Work experts, the film is a must-watch for anyone looking at learning about where work is headed. Experts Featured and Consulted in the Future of […]

Shifting from Knowing to Being: The Secret to Thriving in a World of Uncertainty – Philip Horvath

From childhood on, we are trained to believe there is a right way of doing things – and that we better learn it, or else. In school, in university, and later in the form of job descriptions – we are always told what to do. If we don’t know what to do, it must mean […]

How Storytelling can Change the Future: By Chris Nolan

How Storytelling Can Change The Future  – What’s Wrong and How to Fix It. Written by Chris Sean Nolan, Multiple Emmy Director, Story Expert Destination: Protopia Futuristic Barbara Marx Hubbard said, “The future exists first in imagination, then in will, then in reality.”  She added, “As you see the future, so you act and as you act, […]

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