Can a frequent flyer tax could solve aviation’s carbon challenge?
“The global aviation industry is responsible for about 2.5 per cent of the world’s carbon emissions – a bigger contribution than Australia – and if the aviation industry was a country, it would be one of the world’s 10 worst polluters. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines were scrambling to adopt various measures to combat emissions […]Read more
Talking Across Differences: A Paradigm for Raising Consciousness. Guest post by Bill Halal
By William E. Halal, The TechCast Project, George Washington University This article focuses on one of the great challenges facing all of us today – how can we resolve the raging conflicts fomented by social media? Conflict has always been a problem, but the digital revolution has raised it into one of the great challenges of […]Read more
Today is a big day! Announcing The Good Future Project: Gerd Leonhard, Futurist and Founder
The Good Future Project: we have 10 years to make it happen!Read more
The Metaverse: Good or Evil? Introducing a brand-new and exciting speaker package with Futurists Calum Chace and Gerd Leonhard
calum chace and gerd leonhard debate the metaverseRead more
What You Need to Know Episode #3: Why we should be optimistic about the future. New video by futurist Gerd Leonhard.
What kind of future do we want for our children? What kind of ancestor will we be? So you may ask: How do we maintain HOPE and a positive outlook in a world that (right now, in August 2022) seems to go from bad to worse - climate emergency, war, inflation, food crises, energy crises, fake news, disinformation and the global decline of democracy. Yet, riffing off Kevin Kelly's protopia I derive hope from the fact that while our problems seem to be increasing, our capacity to deal with them is increasing even faster.Read more