February 2004 Archives

Twisting a scenario into certainty

I haven't been keeping up with news recently, but a few days ago the Observer reported that a Pentagon paper given to Bush "warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain is plunged into a 'Siberian' climate by 2020."

Shell's scenarios

Matt Locke has been at a workshop with the Shell Scenarios team. He also links to their site which has plenty of pages and documents on their work. Matt's going to be posting highlights of his days there over the next few days, so keep an eye on Test.

Getting Chilly

Matt Jones (among others) quotes and points to a scary Fortune article about how soon and how rapidly (over less than a decade) global warming could make the Northern Hemisphere very cold. Leading to wars for natural resources and general horrifying scariness.

Recent Entries

Bye for now
I’m going to stop posting things here. When I started up again a few months ago I had a fair… More…
Master of Design in Strategic Foresight and Innovation
I’m not clear whether this is new or not but, via the Futures weblog, the Ontario College of Art and… More…
Wrong Tomorrow
It’s getting linked to from many places today but that’s no reason not to mention it here… Wrong Tomorrow is… More…
ETech 09: The Real Time City
Andrea Vaccari, from Senseable City Lab, MIT, late on Wednesday aftenroon at ETech 09.… More…