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.
Jul
16

The Crunch No. 142: Pause

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
May
21
Good News, 21st May 2021

Good News, 21st May 2021

The IEA just blew up the last remaining argument for new fossil fuels. Plus, owning the libs with a pickup truck, handheld ultrasounds, and good news on global stunting rates, de-worming initiatives, animal rights in the UK, and drawdown plans for HFCs.
9 min read
May
21
The Crunch No 136: Magic Box

The Crunch No 136: Magic Box

Plus, third thumbs, GM mosquitoes, good news on global stunting, clean energy, animal rights, and a charity update from Afghanistan.
10 min read
May
12
The Crunch No. 135: Butterfly Effect

The Crunch No. 135: Butterfly Effect

Plus, rocketeers, MDMA, swifts, wind power, de-worming, clean water, whales and yes, butterflies.
9 min read
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

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