The world as we have known it is being transformed. Why? Because our economic system is based on continuous growth, and unlimited material growth cannot be sustained on a planet with finite resources.
There are only two possible outcomes: either increasing resource shortages and collapsing ecosystems will end advanced civilizations on Earth, or a sustainable planetary system will emerge. The goal must be a future that is not only ecologically healthy but also socially just.
BEST Futures explores global issues, trends, and options, and provides new tools for solutions.