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Sustainability Table Topics

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Cranfield Speakers Meeting 26th July 2017,. Choose a socio-economic scenario and tell us in 1-2 minutes what your world would be like in 2070

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Sustainability Table Topics

  1. 1. Sustainability Table topics Daniel Sandars
  2. 2. Socio-economic Scenarios Imagine 2070. Tell me what that world look like to you. However, FIRST I will give you one on four viewpoints that could describe how you want to cope with environmental change.
  3. 3. We are the world Icarus Riders on the Storm Should I Stay or Should I Go? UneffectiveEffective D e v e l o p - m e n t ! ! ! Innovation Gradual Rollercoaster
  4. 4. We are the World Well being is more important that GDP Global cooperation thrives Within society wealth is redistributed and inequality falls
  5. 5. Icarus Governments and corporations focus on short-term planning and investments that show results well within 5 years Populism is the new approach and there is hardly any money for education, research or innovation
  6. 6. Riders on the Storm  For the first time, newspapers speak of climate change unemployment. These problems have a strong negative influence on people’s morale. “Private initiatives for public solutions” becomes a very successful funding scheme. By 2025 the green economy is seriously booming. Managing the effects of extreme weather events becomes a new challenge in this era
  7. 7. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Governments and corporations focus on short-term planning and investments that show results well within 5 years  Researchers look for cheap shortcuts to optimise the production processes

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