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  1. The health crisis linked to Covid-19 has had the effect of strongly increasing the activity of certain trades or, on the contrary, decreasing it to the point of stopping. It has also disrupted the organization...

    Authors: Michel Héry, Marc Malenfer, François de Jouvenel and Laurie Grzesiak
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:11
  2. This work aims to enhance the contribution of Aurelio Peccei to Futures Studies and its unaltered relevance in the light of the world’s current scientific issues. Peccei’s contribution in Futures Studies is of...

    Authors: Carolina Facioni and Roberto Paura
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:9
  3. In Industry-Academia Collaborations (IAC) both academic, scientific research results and industrial practitioner findings and experiences are produced. Both types of knowledge should be gathered, codified, and...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen, Janne Järvinen, Tommi Mikkonen and Tomi Männistö
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:8
  4. Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies are gaining visibility and support. Decision-makers are defending the extension of large infrastructures that are low greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters, as a way...

    Authors: Rémy Petitimbert, Gabrielle Bouleau and Clémence Guimont
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:7
  5. Modern technology has had and continues to have various impacts on societies and human life in general. While technology in some ways defines the ‘digital age’ of today, discourses of ‘technological progress’ ...

    Authors: Tapio Rasa and Antti Laherto
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:4
  6. In 2019, sociologist Manuel Castells categorically stated that liberal democracy has exhausted its historical trajectory and, quoting some verses by Octavio Paz, expressed: “Not what it could have been:/it is ...

    Authors: Felipe Arocena, Sebastián Sansone and Nicolás Alvarez
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:3
  7. Negative emissions techniques (NETs) promise to capture greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and sequester them. Since decarbonisation efforts have been slow, and the climate crisis is intensifying, it is incr...

    Authors: Nils Markusson, Duncan McLaren, Bronislaw Szerszynski, David Tyfield and Rebecca Willis
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:2
  8. Foresight has recently emerged as one of the most attractive and practical fields of study, while being used to draw up a preferable future and formulate appropriate strategies for achieving predetermined goal...

    Authors: Mostafa Izadi, Hamidreza Seiti and Mostafa Jafarian
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2022 10:1
  9. This article proposes a functional historicist explanation to explicate the core ideas and underlying logic embedded in the futures literacy concept.

    Authors: Jan Erik KARLSEN
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:17
  10. As materializations of trends toward developing and implementing urban socio-technical and enviro-economic experiments for transition, eco-cities have recently received strong government and institutional supp...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:16
  11. Emerging energy systems are inherently different from their conventional counter-parts. To address all issues of these systems, comprehensive approaches of transdisciplinary and post-normal sciences are needed...

    Authors: Zahra Heidari Darani, Mohsen Taheri Demne, Darush Mohammadi Zanjirani and Ali Zackery
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:15
  12. At many levels of society—in regions, corporations, and among citizens—awareness is increasing, and actions towards more sustainable energy are being taken. The key drivers of this transition have been climate...

    Authors: Pasi Rikkonen, Ville Lauttamäki, Marjukka Parkkinen, Vilja Varho and Petri Tapio
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:14
  13. The increased pressure on cities has led to a stronger need to build sustainable cities that can last. Planning sustainable cities of the future, educated by the lessons of the past and anticipating the challe...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:13
  14. Extreme solar storms, high-altitude electromagnetic pulses, and coordinated cyber attacks could disrupt regional/global electricity. Since electricity basically drives industry, industrial civilization could c...

    Authors: David Denkenberger, Anders Sandberg, Ross John Tieman and Joshua M. Pearce
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:11
  15. Technology innovation is inherently uncertain. The risk–benefit divide for such innovation is a classical debate within scholarly literature and is often framed on a monetary scale where innovation approval is...

    Authors: Jeffrey M. Keisler, Benjamin D. Trump, Emily Wells and Igor Linkov
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:10
  16. The article examines the increasingly important role played by technology in the domain of public security in Germany, illustrating its effects on social life. In order to illuminate developments that govern t...

    Authors: Lars Gerhold and Edda Brandes
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:7
  17. The article introduces and exemplifies the approach of evidence-based narratives (EBN). The methodology is a product of co-design between policy-making and science, generating robust intelligence for evidence-...

    Authors: Philipp Schepelmann, Susanne Fischer, Martin Drews, Ton Bastein, Jürgen Kropp, Linda Krummenauer and Karoline Augenstein
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:6
  18. Engaging non-experts in matters of science and technology has been increasingly stressed in both rhetoric and action during the past decades. Under the call for moving participation upstream, agenda setting pr...

    Authors: Niklas Gudowsky, Ulrike Bechtold, Walter Peissl and Mahshid Sotoudeh
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:5
  19. To support schools, improve learning outcomes, create innovative learning opportunities, and reduce social disadvantage, many countries have introduced policies to mandate or incentivize educational networks i...

    Authors: Anika Duveneck, Julius Grund, Gerhard de Haan and Kathrin Wahler
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:4
  20. The urgency of current social challenges is driving new approaches to framing and funding research, development, and innovation. The “mission-oriented” approach framing the EU’s New Horizons funding program is...

    Authors: Aaron B. Rosa, Simone Kimpeler, Elna Schirrmeister and Philine Warnke
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:2
  21. Regional foresight is one of the regional planning approaches that increase the ability to deal with uncertainty and changes. This study aims to provide an overview of regional foresight studies and domain map...

    Authors: Hamed Amini, Mohammad Saeed Jabalameli and Mohammad Hosein Ramesht
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2021 9:1
  22. The nature of the relationship between the European Union (EU) and Africa is in permanent evolution. Historically, the EU mostly dominated the relationship while Africa developed adaptive/reactive strategies. ...

    Authors: Robin Bourgeois, Frank Mattheis and John Kotsopoulos
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:9
  23. The circular economy can be defined as an economic system of exchange and production intended to increase the efficiency of the use of resources at all stages of products’ life cycle (including goods and servi...

    Authors: Michel Héry and Marc Malenfer
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:8
  24. Since the Green Revolution, worldwide agriculture has been characterized by a typical top–down approach. The degree of autonomy, creativity, and responsibility of farmers has been limited by the continuous ext...

    Authors: Elena Pagliarino, Francesca Orlando, Valentina Vaglia, Secondo Rolfo and Stefano Bocchi
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:7
  25. This paper presents a case study of a participatory agenda setting process in rural areas, with the aim of establishing at which points participation was achieved and via which channels and processes the resul...

    Authors: Fabian Schroth, Hannah Glatte, Simone Kaiser and Marie Heidingsfelder
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:6
  26. This empirical paper presents a case of a participatory agenda-setting exercise for green care services in Hungary. Science Cafés were utilised as a participatory agenda-setting tool within the framework of th...

    Authors: Bálint Balázs, Janka Horváth and György Pataki
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:5
  27. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are generally recognized as important actors in societies, fulfilling diverse sets of roles. Given the nature of their work and the complexity of the fast-changing context...

    Authors: Eva Šerá Komlossyová, Martin Schlossarek, Lucie Macková and Nikola Medová
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:4
  28. The participation of practitioners in transdisciplinary sustainability research has been heralded as a promising tool for producing ‘robust’ knowledge and engendering societal transformations. Although transdi...

    Authors: Livia Fritz and Claudia R. Binder
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:3
  29. Co-creation principles have become prominent in the scientific disciplines that aim to respond to global sustainability challenges especially in the global south. This paper analyses a co-creation pilot of glo...

    Authors: Kaisa Matschoss, Maria Pietilä, Mikko Rask and Tanja Suni
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:2
  30. The current European context is characterised by the emergence of socio-political tensions that threaten to derail the cohesion objectives traditionally promoted by the authorities of the European Union. With ...

    Authors: Esther Cores-Bilbao, María del Carmen Méndez-García and M. Carmen Fonseca-Mora
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2020 8:1
  31. It seems that the least accurate (population) forecasts are those published in the period of great historical turning points both economic and political. Several studies analysed the forecasts’ accuracy in Wes...

    Authors: Branislav Bleha
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:6
  32. To address future challenges of planetary decision-making on key ecological and social issues in an increasingly nationalistic world, we propose a new global governance model of technocratic ascendancy that ca...

    Authors: Alice Ba, Kara Ellerby, Daniel Green, Daniel Kinderman, Stuart Kauffman, Matthew Weinert and Saleem H. Ali
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:3
  33. Vehicles are increasingly equipped with sensors that measure the state of the vehicle and surrounding road users. Although most of these sensor data currently remain local to the vehicle, the data could be sha...

    Authors: J. C. F. de Winter, D. Dodou, R. Happee and Y. B. Eisma
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:2
  34. Software is the key enabling technology (KET) as digitalization is cross-cutting future energy systems spanning the production sites, distribution networks, and consumers particularly in electricity smart grid...

    Authors: Petri Kettunen and Niko Mäkitalo
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2019 7:1
  35. The transport sector produces 23% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally. While the mitigation of climate change requires GHG emissions to be drastically reduced, the emissions from the transport sector ar...

    Authors: Heikki Liimatainen, Markus Pöllänen and Riku Viri
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:22
  36. This paper centralises the question of what academics in higher education settings need to know about other fields to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborative work. The concept of ‘knowledge’, while recognis...

    Authors: Nicky Priaulx and Martin Weinel
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:21
  37. No contemporary major city is sustainable, with current population and levels of consumption, beyond the fossil fuels which have facilitated what has appropriately been called “high-energy modernity.” At prese...

    Authors: Graeme Lang
    Citation: European Journal of Futures Research 2018 6:19

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