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.
Apr
09
Good News, 9th April 2021

Good News, 9th April 2021

Guinea Worm eradication, the end of sleeping sickness in Côte d'Ivoire, denuclearization in Kazakhstan, declining suicides in the US, falling child poverty in Canada, decoupling of emissions, a vast new zone for offshore wind off New York, and the recovery of the bald eagle.
8 min read
Mar
26

Good News, 26th March 2021

Nine schoolgirls win a historic victory over Big Oil in the Amazon. Plus, good news on women's rights in Mexico, Pakistan and Lebanon, crime rates in US cities, clean energy in Europe, a ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin, and the return of cheetahs to India.
9 min read
Feb
12
The Crunch No. 124: A Sleuth of Bears

The Crunch No. 124: A Sleuth of Bears

10 min read
Feb
12
Good News, 12th February 2021

Good News, 12th February 2021

Peak oil, EVs, terrorism down in Pakistan, police reform in Denver, ambitious US conservation goals, fisheries reforms in Mozambique and Namibia, and dances of cranes in the UK.
10 min read
Feb
05
The Crunch No. 123: Satanic Oreos

The Crunch No. 123: Satanic Oreos

10 min read
Jan
29
The Crunch No. 122: Fake News

The Crunch No. 122: Fake News

9 min read
Jan
29
Good News, 29th January 2021

Good News, 29th January 2021

A global treaty on nuclear weapons, stricter laws against female genital mutilation in Egypt, Guinea Worm eradication, funding for the Great Green Wall, clean energy in China, fisheries success in California, and the return of bison and a tiny tern.
7 min read
Jan
22
The Crunch No. 121: Messy Tree of Life

The Crunch No. 121: Messy Tree of Life

7 min read
Jan
15
The Crunch No. 120: Wormtongue Inc.

The Crunch No. 120: Wormtongue Inc.

9 min read
Dec
18

99 Good News Stories From 2020 You Probably Didn't Hear About

Even during the darkest of times, there's been hope.
2 min read