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.
Oct
16
Good News, 16th October 2021

Good News, 16th October 2021

An incredible new weapon in the war against one of humanity's oldest and deadliest foes. Plus, good news on landmines, healthcare in India and Haiti, a coal ban in China's industrial heartland, the end of overfishing in the United States, and a massive new marine reserve in the Atlantic.
12 min read
Oct
02
Good News, 2nd October 2021

Good News, 2nd October 2021

Electric vehicles are coming WAY faster than you think. Plus, good news on coal funding from China, global cholera cases, access to electricity in Bangladesh, attitudes to race in the United States, wildlife crossings, and the largest philanthropic donation for conservation of all time.
12 min read
Oct
02
No. 148: Rainbow Circles

No. 148: Rainbow Circles

Plus, a new story for the New World, why astrology matters, 3D-printed army barracks, and good news on children's rights in the Phillipines, gay marriage in Switzerland, fossil fuels divestment in Quebec, and new animal protections in Hawaii.
11 min read
Sep
17
Good News, 17th September 2021

Good News, 17th September 2021

A landmark decision for human rights in Mexico. Plus, the sexiest electric pickup truck on the planet, and good news on the global coal pipeline, US poverty, declines in leprosy, multiple conservation wins in Australia, and the recovery of Atlantic tuna.
12 min read
Sep
03
Good News, 3rd September 2021

Good News, 3rd September 2021

The Trump Administration's environmental vandalism is getting fixed, one law at a time. Plus, a big human rights victory in Somalia, a just transition in Spain, rising female literacy in Africa, exploding global EV sales, and the return of wild beavers to Scotland.
11 min read
Aug
28
The Crunch No. 143: Belarusian Cyber Partisan

The Crunch No. 143: Belarusian Cyber Partisan

Plus, robot chameleons, lab-grown breast milk, 'care at scale' and good news on female literacy in Africa, global off-grid solar, air pollution in Beijing, beaver re-wilding in Scotland, and rhino recoveries in Kenya.
13 min read
Jul
16
The Crunch No. 142: Pause

The Crunch No. 142: Pause

Plus, a new charity partner, and some updates from a few old ones.
4 min read
Jul
02
Good News, 2nd July 2021

Good News, 2nd July 2021

Animal activists just pulled off an incredible bear rescue mission in China. Plus, good news on human development in Bangladesh, a global tax agreement, LGBTQI+ rights in Canada, coal pipelines, electric vehicles in Europe, and elephant recoveries in Tanzania.
10 min read
Jun
18
Good News, 18th June 2021

Good News, 18th June 2021

A dengue eradication project in Indonesia might have just changed the future of public health. Plus, EVs in Germany, clean energy in Texas, AIDS, US imprisonment rates, conservation in the Galapagos Islands.
10 min read
Jun
16
The Crunch No. 138: Writhing Loop of Plasma

The Crunch No. 138: Writhing Loop of Plasma

Plus, life-changing sleep advice, The Metaverse, bad vulture jokes, and good news on coal phaseouts in Romania and Canada, global electricity access, dengue in Indonesia and environmental restoration in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.
11 min read