An infinite number of futures

Options Magazine, Winter 2016: What does the future hold for our planet? This issue of Options highlights a new toolbox for researchers to explore the future of the planet, humanity, and climate.


 In this issue:  

  • Our daily bread: Planning for the future to ensure no one goes hungry
  • Metropolis rising: Could cities drive a global transition towards sustainability?
  • Preventing tragedy with clumsy solutions: Reaching resolutions based on all voices of the debate
  • We want to know what you think. Please take a moment to fill our 2016 readership survey. One lucky respondent will win an iPad!




Feature articles:
06 November 2016
An infinite number of futures

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Scientists at IIASA helped create a new toolbox for researchers to explore how humanity will respond and adapt to climate change—and potentially provide insight into sustainable development.  More

05 November 2016
Preventing tragedy with clumsy solutions

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Taking all we can get, as fast as we can get it, will end in tragedy for all—building resolutions based on all voices, as clumsy as that may be, might be our best hope.  More

04 November 2016
Our daily bread

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Planning for the future to ensure no one goes hungry.  More

03 November 2016
Metropolis rising

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Could cities drive a global transition towards sustainability?  More

02 November 2016
Q&A: Peace is the prerequisite for sustainable development

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Heinz Fischer was the president of Austria from 2004 to 2016, and is a member of the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group.  More

01 November 2016
Opinion: Building bridges for sustainable development

Options Magazine Winter 2016: Pascal Lamy was European Commissioner for Trade from 1999 to 2004, and Director General of the World Trade Organization from 2005 to 2013. He currently serves as a president emeritus of the Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute. He is a member of the Alpbach-Laxenburg Group.  More


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