by TGFP member Chris Nolan, film maker and producer Also available on Medium and Gerd’s blog. In 1975, New York was a crime-ridden nearly bankrupt metropolis with garbage piling up on sidewalks. It certainly wasn’t a tourist destination but more akin to the dark dystopian Gotham City that inspired the Batman movies. In a last-ditch effort to avoid bankruptcy, […]
Good Future Female Members & Supporters Meeting Summary – 12-12-22
Hi there fellow Good Future Females! We are so glad to have held our first Good Future Females meeting! Here is a summary of the key points that we discussed. Key themes: As women, we care very deeply about people, about communities, societies and the future generations. Education was the core topic of our discussion. […]
A conversation with Gerd Leonhard and Mathias Sundin – Warp Institute
Mathias runs Warp News https://www.warpnews.org/ “If someone said ”you are worthless” several times a day, how would it affect you? It would probably make you feel pretty lousy. Now think of the news media that you and everyone else consume. How do the constant negative headlines affect your perception of reality? Most people have a […]
Good Future Females Event 12-12-2022
Meeting for female members and supporters We are inviting all female members and supporters to join our first meeting created just for them. Our intent with the Good Future Female events, is to create more inspiring spaces for the sharing of perspectives, perceptions, stories and ideas specifically from women. It is critical to include holistic […]
COP27 flinched on phasing out ‘all fossil fuels’ — what’s next?
As the dangers of extracting and burning fossil fuels have become increasingly apparent, many experts, campaigners, international organisations and, increasingly, governments have contested the moral legitimacy of these activities. In a recent journal article, we argued that the Glasgow agreement represented a breakthrough (albeit a modest one) in the emergence of international anti-fossil fuel norms. […]
A conversation with Gerd Leonhard and Brenda Cooper – SciFi Writer
A moving conversation on optimism, climate change, science fiction and of course — the good future ! Brenda Cooper writes science fiction, fantasy, and the occasional poem. She also works in technology and writes and talks about the future. She has won multiple regional writing awards and her stories have often appeared in Year’s Best […]
Human-Like Chatbot ChatGPT Says We Should Prepare for the Impact of AI
The program, called ChatGPT, is more advanced than any other chatbot available for public interaction, and many observers say it represents a step change in the industry. “Talking” to it can feel bewitching. The app can do party tricks (one viral tweet shows it convincingly delivering a biblical verse “explaining how to remove a peanut butter sandwich […]
A Conversation with Gerd Leonhard and Tzeporah Berman – FossilFuelTreaty.org
This is the first in a new series of videos, brought to you by the Good Future Project. Watch this really thoughtful and informative conversation with @FossilFuelTreaty ‘s chair Tzeporah Berman covering #climatechange #cop27 and the future of the fossil fuel industry, among many other topics.
The Oil Machine: Can We Break Our Addiction to Oil?
Oil has been an invisible machine at the core of our economy and society. It now faces an uncertain future as activists and investors demand change. Is this the end of oil? By highlighting the complexities of how oil is embedded in our society – from high finance to cheap consumer goods – The Oil […]
OBI’s Climate Justice Principles
The Climate Crisis is Fueling Othering The climate crisis is a multiplier that exacerbates unjust conditions and suffering. For example, people who already are living without housing are more exposed to smoke from wildfires. The costs of recovering from hurricanes and super storms are much easier to afford for people with higher incomes and savings. […]