Energy Technology Perspectives 2012 - Pathways to a Clean Energy System

Technologies can and must play an integral role in transforming the energy
system. The 2012 edition of Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2012) shows clearly
that a technological transformation of the energy system is still possible, despite current

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SwissRe - Building a sustainable energy future - Risks and opportunities

With an expanding population and world
economy powered by oil, coal and gas,
fossil fuels have become a large part
of our daily lives. But this has come at
a price: greenhouse gas emissions,
which adversely affect our climate.

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Great Transition - The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead

The global transition has begun—a planetary society will
take shape over the coming decades. But its outcome is in
question. Current trends set the direction of departure for the journey,
not its destination. Depending on how environmental and social

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Globio - Global Methodology for mapping human impacts on the biosphere - the arctic 2050 scenario and global application

GLOBIO is a pioneering attempt to meet the needs of decision-makers and the public for
scientifically-based information about the consequences of their choices today for the future of
biodiversity, sustainable development, and local cultures.

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Learning from the Future: Alternative scenarios for North American mining

This report describes four scenarios on the future of mining, minerals and sustainable development in North America. They use a time horizon of approximately 15 years. They are labelled: (1) New Horizons; (2) Phoenix Rising; (3) Perfect Storm; and (4) Money Divides.

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