General Futures Papers

This page contains links to a selection of papers on a range of futures subjects. Please note that Adobe Reader (or a suitable PDF viewer) must be installed on your computer to open these files.

Time to get real: a critique of Global Trends 2030 – Alternative Worlds (To open click here)

Defending the Future (Overview of a special issue of On the Horizon on responses to The Biggest Wake-Up Call in History) (Click here to download)

Making headway during impossible times (Click here to download)

Welcome to the anthropocene (To open click here)

Sense making, futures work and the global emergency (Click here to download)

Responding to the global ‘megacrisis’ (Click here to download)

Evaluating ‘overshoot and collapse’ futures (Click here to download)

Beyond the Growth Imperative (Click here to download)

The State of Play in the Futures Field (SoPiFF) (Click here to download)

SoPiFF and the Global Problematique (Click here to download)

Remembering JG Ballard (Click here to download)

A response to Tim Flannery’s Now or Never? essay (Click here to download)

A response to essays about Is ‘America the Land of the Future’? (Click here to download)

Is America the Land of the Future? (Click here to download)

Why Rudd’s 2020 Summit Missed the Mark (Click here to download)

Why I care about the WFSF (Click here to download)

A conversation with Wendell Bell (Click here to download)

Asleep at the Wheel: The WFS at Forty (Click here to download)

Beyond ‘gloom and doom’ (Click here to download)

Futures studies – from individual to social capacity (Click here to download)

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