Foresight: Volume 9 Issue 4


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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Powering down: remedies for unsustainable ICT

Simon Forge

The paper aims to examine the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to climate change, the origins of ICT unsustainability and explores some possible


Futures studies in Egypt: Water Foresight 2025

Abeer Shakweer, Reham M. Youssef

This paper aims to discuss the Egyptian experience in futures studies through the conducting of a foresight study into the future of water in Egypt to 2025.


Time lag assessment between research funding and output in emerging technologies

Tugrul Daim, Mitali Monalisa, Pranabesh Dash, Neil Brown

In this paper, an analysis is presented of the research funding towards nanotechnology at the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) and its relationship to the research output


Democracy's tribulations: what's in store?

Jacques Richardson

The author seeks to explain the assaults made recently on the democratic process in many parts of the world.


Chronotope Space: managing the complex trade‐offs between the properties of the strategic landscape and the time frame being considered

Mika Aaltonen

This article seeks to emphasize the importance of two elements; the nature of the strategic landscape and time, which are often neglected in foresight and strategic management by

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