Man holding a sign for World Environment Day 2015

World Environment Day 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ aiming to target the increasing levels of consumption across the globe which fuel…

Silhouette of students celebrating their graduation by throwing their hats into the air

Young people are our future: celebrating world population day

On World Population Day, we talk about investing in young people. Today is the UN Population Fund’s World Population Day. Founded on 11th July 1987…

Reflections on World Water Day

The 20th World Water day provides important opportunity to focus on the need for greater cooperation and management of water resources. Today is the 20th…

Forecasting the future of resource use in a changing world

All states will face significant challenges over the next two decades as natural resources become increasingly scarce. However, managed intelligently, these problems are not insuperable.

‘Crisis should not become the new normal’ concluded futurists at the SOIF summer school

Rapid and dramatic shifts in the global economic and geo-political landscape have exposed shortfalls in long term strategic planning. School of International Futures Monday 13…