Future Crunch

Future Crunch

We're a team of science communicators. Our mission is to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future, and create a 21st century that works for people and the planet.
May
16
Good News on Poverty in Vietnam, Wind in Texas, and Funding for Ocean Conservation

Good News on Poverty in Vietnam, Wind in Texas, and Funding for Ocean Conservation

Plus, peak carbon emissions in China by 2027, women's rights in Spain, global COVID-19 death rates plunging, an 'ecological miracle' on Lord Howe, the end of greyhound racing in the US, and the world's largest animal crossing.
11 min read
Apr
15
Good News on Women's Rights in Indonesia, Germany's Easter Agreement, and Turtles in the Seychelles

Good News on Women's Rights in Indonesia, Germany's Easter Agreement, and Turtles in the Seychelles

Plus, the most successful charity event of all time, blood deliveries by drone in Rwanda, an electric vehicle boom in the United Kingdom, ocean conservation in Australia, and recoveries for bears, rhinos, gorillas, salmon, sea lions and walruses.
13 min read
Mar
26
Good News on Clean Stoves, Neonatal Tetanus, and Spotted Owls

Good News on Clean Stoves, Neonatal Tetanus, and Spotted Owls

Plus, the acceleration of the European energy transition, feminism in Pakistan, conservation in Oregon, EVs in France, and the end of fur farming in Belgium.
12 min read
Mar
11
Good News on Bilharzia, Clean Energy in Europe, and a Global Agreement on Plastics

Good News on Bilharzia, Clean Energy in Europe, and a Global Agreement on Plastics

Plus, cancer declines in Japan, floating solar flowers in South Korea, women's rights in Colombia, and a new national park in Chile.
13 min read
Mar
11
162: Russian Warship, Go F*ck Yourself

162: Russian Warship, Go F*ck Yourself

Plus, the energy of freedom, Endurance, love as biological bribery, and good news on bilharzia, renewables in California, and a new national park in Chile.
14 min read
Feb
24
161: Moon Trees

161: Moon Trees

Plus, the Great Smushing, an incredible gene therapy story, Russia-China realpolitik, and good news on women's rights in Colombia, cancer in Japan, electric trucks, and the return of the Tequila Fish.
13 min read
Feb
17
Good News on German Measles, Gray Wolves and Clean Energy Down Under

Good News on German Measles, Gray Wolves and Clean Energy Down Under

Plus, progress on female genital mutilation, indigenous rights in Ecuador, a #MeToo victory in the US, a conservation victory in South Africa, and a ban on bear farming in South Korea.
12 min read
Feb
04
Good News on Guinea Worm, Divorce, Ivory and Tigers

Good News on Guinea Worm, Divorce, Ivory and Tigers

Plus, cancer declines in the EU, teen pregnancy falling in India, conservation wins in Costa Rica, a fur ban by Dolce & Gabbana, and 752 miles on a single charge.
12 min read
Jan
20
Good News on Giraffes, Cancer, Child Marriage and Floating Wind

Good News on Giraffes, Cancer, Child Marriage and Floating Wind

Plus, the 'Great Blue Wall,’ psychedelics in Canada, a long-awaited animal rights win in Italy, clean energy records Down Under, and a historic commitment to womens' rights in Kenya.
10 min read
Dec
31
99 Good News Stories From 2021

99 Good News Stories From 2021

What if bad news isn't the only news there is?
2 min read