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"Vision is the work of our imagination, a resource that every single person is born with." Future Democracy Hub

"Futures work can help stretch our imagination by considering what is desirable, what is plausible, and what should be avoided."

"As one essay in the collection argues, it is better to think about the future than not; that in itself is democratising." Tom Symons, Nesta [1]

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"For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create." Albert Einstein

"Vision without action is a daydream, action without vision is a nightmare." Japanese proverb

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2040 - Official Trailer
Authors: Madman Films, Mar 14, 2019

'more video:... Edgeryders - LOTE4: The Stewardship, see Networks

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  • Human disruption to Earth’s freshwater cycle has exceeded the safe limit, our research shows, The Conversation (Jun 27, 2022)
  • Nature surpassing nation: the Amazon Sacred Headwaters shows how a bioregion can transcend borders, The Daily Alternative (Mar 14, 2022)



Why the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill could lead to a revolution of the imagination. Aug 18 [2] ...UK Climate news 2020

From the middle of this century, our response to Coronavirus doesn't look too bad, say these authors, Mar 22 [3]

We don’t need institutes, we need constitutes… and they should live in a Makar House, Pat Kane, Mar 16 [4] ...Scotland news

As our current system shudders to a halt, we need a "Pluriverse" of pathways ahead. Here's a free dictionary of them, Mar 20 [5]

Localism 2020-2050 (well predicted from Helsinki, 2012). It’s all “Empathetic Communities” + “Local Loops”—after the breakdown… Mar 10 [6]

An Aspirational Vision of Life After Fossil Fuels, Transition Network, Feb 25 [7]


Pop Up Tomorrow’ (London): voices of those who were there, Jan 17 [8]

Seize the RAFT for 2035, says David Wood: a Roadmap towards Abundance, enabling Flourishing, via Transcendence, Jan 17 [9]

The case for cities that never really demolish, love child’s play, handle your data respectfully, truly take back control, and more, Jan 16 [10]


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Forum Discusses Four Potential Scenarios for Ethiopia's Future, Dec 3 [11]

Pop Up Tomorrow’ and a journey to 2030. A report. Nov 8 [12]

Extinction Rebellion's car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe and green future, Oct 16 [13]

Flights of fancy: 10 ways to imagine our way out of the climate crisis, Oct 16 [14]

The Sustainable Future Town of Your Imagination, Oct 15 [15]

What does a flourishing regenerative future look like? Oct 6 [16]


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With a Green New Deal, here's what the world could look like for the next generation, Dec 5 [17] ...Climate action USA

Near you[edit | edit source]

Ecuador - Peru - Australia - Belgium - Denmark - Europe - New York City - Slovenia - United States - Washington

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Visions on Topic pages[edit | edit source]

Climate action - Community involvement - Road safety

Visions on Resource pages[edit | edit source]

Citizens data initiative - Transition Network - Commons

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External links[edit | edit source]

  • "Pluriverse: A Post-Development Dictionary" (AUF, 2019). NEW BOOK edited by Ashish Kothari, Ariel Salleh, Arturo Escobar, Federico Demaria and Alberto Acosta. Download full ebook for free (PDF). License: Creative Commons

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