The Good Future Project

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Author : Zahara Chetty

Mistrusting the Future makes it very hard to give up the past & the present – By Gerd Leonhard

In this short video I address a key challenge that often surfaces in my work with clients: the fear of the future, and a general hunch that we “can’t trust the future” i.e. that nothing good will come of it, and that there is very little we can do about it. And of course, humans […]

Puerto Rican Towns Sue Big Oil –

A group of 16 Puerto Rican municipalities has sued Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell, and other fossil fuel giants for alleged violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The lawsuit, filed last week in federal court and described by plaintiffs as a first-of-its-kind RICO case, accuses Big Oil of colluding to deny the climate-wrecking impacts of […]

Critically endangered tiny gecko comes back from the brink

A species of critically endangered gecko, which is brightly coloured and the size of a paper clip, has nearly doubled in number since 2018, thanks to conservation efforts in collaboration with local residents. The remaining reptiles live in a 50-hectare patch of ancient forest, making them especially vulnerable to human activity. So in 2016, the […]

What is the fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty?

Why is it needed? “For 30 years we have been making emissions reductions targets but the fossil fuel industry has been continuously expanding production,” Tzeporah Berman, chair of the initiative, said at Cop27. “We are trying to reduce the demand for fossil fuels without reducing the supply, which is like trying to cut with one […]

‘Holdout Humans’: Chilling Glimpse Into Our Future if We Survive Another Million Years

This article is available on While Wells’s evolutionary models have not stood the test of time, the three basic options he considered still hold true. We could go extinct, turn into several species or change. An added ingredient is that we have biotechnology that could greatly increase the probability of each of them. Foreseeable […]

Beyond true and false – By Aeon

This article is available at Buddhist philosophy is full of contradictions. Now modern logic is learning why that might be a good thing. An abhorrence of contradiction has been high orthodoxy in the West for more than 2,000 years. Statements such as Nagarjuna’s are therefore wont to produce looks of blank incomprehension, or worse. […]

The Good Future Project Inaugural Event Recording – 23-10-22

This event features Gerd Leonhard, Futurist, Humanist and the Founder of The Good Future Project (TGFP) and TGFP members Peter Leyden (Futurist, Berkeley / California) Puruesh Chaudhary (Futures Researcher, Pakistan), Chhavi Jatwani (Food Systems Designer, India / Italy) and Dr. Nisreen Lahham (Futurist, Cairo). Together, we explore three core topics (technology, climate change and new capitalism) that we believe encapsulate the key challenges and opportunities, […]

Climate Change from A to Z

“Climate change is not only a threat, it is above all an opportunity to create a healthier, greener, and cleaner planet which will benefit all of us,” she began. “We must seize this opportunity—we can achieve a win-win in both ecological conservation and high-quality development. . . . We need to walk the talk; if […]

Another Billionaire’s Plan to Rebuild Social Media

 Last year, McCourt founded the nonprofit Project Liberty, a bold-bordering-on-improbable project to fix the internet. And on Monday, he announced his intention to step down from his chief executive position at McCourt Global to devote most of his time to the cause. “Tech is such a big important part of our lives. It should be optimised […]

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