Reaching for sustainability: When knowledge and toolkits are not enough

Sustainability is a wicked problem. The wickedness lies in that the problems related to sustainability can’t be solved in isolation from one another—and not with toolkits that take little consideration of the context in which the problem occurs. In this Medea Vox episode, Tim May and Magnus Johansson discuss sustainability from the viewpoint of learning, co-production, and how “knowing” things not always solve everything.

Research Into Creating Compelling Visions of Alternative Futures

The current democratic systems have troubles dealing with global problems such as climate change, unsustainable economic development, and gender and racial inequality. Without compelling visions of alternative futures, it’s hard to address the multiple crises and risks of our time. The researchers network Alternative Future-Making aims to explore and develop new forms for how we can articulate and debate alternative futures.