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πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge

The difference between what people believe and facts.

Christian von Essen 4 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Sweeter future with less sugar

New, healthier sugar means that we can continue to enjoy the excellent taste, without deteriorating our health.

Ulrika Gerth 5 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Food from air

Your next-generation steak saves both cows and the planet. The main ingredient? Carbon dioxide.

Anders Bolling 7 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Africa's fast track to prosperity

Africa is on the rise. A large, young, well-educated middle class is emerging that gives the continent enormous development potential. The future lies in new technology and sharpened agriculture.

Cornelia Ekvall 5 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Satellite mapping of greenhouse gases helps us stop climate change

Satellites help us better understand our planet, how the atmosphere is affected by emissions, and understand in detail what we need to do to stop climate change.

Maria Eriksson 5 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Trees and agriculture can be combined

By cleverly combining trees with other useful plants, we can have an agriculture that benefits both the cultivator and the surrounding nature.

Anna RennΓ©us Guthrie 4 min read

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: All the opportunities in the world when work life becomes more flexible

When your geographical location matters less, the opportunity to work with what you are best at, for several employers at the same time, becomes reality. It will increase productivity, make companies more efficient, and increase employee well-being.

✍🏼 Warp News Essays

Weekly editorials on how to understand and create the future.

Anders Bolling 5 min read

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Many political setbacks are an illusion

Something is about to break, it is often claimed. But is that true? For decades, immigration has increased, without xenophobia increasing. The view of equality, homosexual rights, violence, and causes of crime has shifted sharply in the direction of human rights.

Ulrika Gerth 3 min read

😟 Hey, kids – drop the climate anxiety

"A millennial couple recounting how they wrestled for a decade (!) with the β€œethical quandary” of whether to bring β€œanother human onto an already crowded planet.” (she wanted to raise a β€œclimate ally,” he feared for the child’s future)," writes Ulrika G. Gerth

Cornelia Ekvall 3 min read

πŸ’• Quantum physics and love

In the same way that we feel a bond with a person we love on the other side of the world, the capacity of one particle can affect another particle, regardless of distance.

Maria Eriksson 3 min read

🀝 Who inspires you to do good?

Why should we take for granted that evil is an obvious feature of the world? Why not at least dream of, and strive for, a better world?

Marco Borsari 7 min read

πŸ€— The power of sharing: owning less but enjoying more

Moving to a collaborative society can make the use of raw materials more efficient and local communities independent, improve the use of several products but also foster the best ideas.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

πŸŒ… Obama is community organizing for the future

Warp News got a peek behind the scenes when former President Barack Obama workshopped in Copenhagen, with young leaders from the Obama Foundation.

Anders Bolling 5 min read

🌑️ This is how the UN's worst scenario was normalized and distorted our view of global warming

There is some really good news in last year's report from the UN climate panel IPCC: The horror scenario is no longer considered credible. We can forget the worst forecasts. But this bombshell of joy has been passed over with silence, not only in the media but also largely in the scientific world.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

🧠 Our collective intelligence shows why the future is bright

How can you know that the future is bright? Because there is no stronger force for improvement than people's ideas - and thanks to democracy and technology, we now have access to more ideas than ever before.

Mathias Sundin 10 min read

πŸ’° Wall Street legend: β€œPessimists sound smart – optimists make money”

Jim O'Shaughnessy is a legendary investor on Wall Street. He shares what he thinks is the biggest opportunity for the future and explains how the world is going through a great reshuffle.

πŸ“š E-books

Our E-books helps you deep dive into a subject.

Ulrika Gerth 1 min read

πŸ“š E-book: Naive Pessimists

Meet the naysayers who thrive on doom, hog the spotlight - and get almost everything wrong.

Ulrika Gerth 7 min read

πŸ“– Read an excerpt from Naive Pessimists

READ AN EXCERPT: Meet the naysayers who thrive on doom, hog the spotlight - and get almost everything wrong.

Daniel Γ…hlin 2 min read

πŸ“š E-book: The Corona Vaccine Revolution

All experts were wrong. No one thought it was possible to get corona vaccines this fast. How was this possible? Daniel Γ…hlin writes about one of humanity's greatest achievements in this E-book.

Sakke Teerikoski 1 min read

πŸ“š E-book: Top 20 Space Breakthroughs 2020

2020 has been a very special year in space and in space-related activities. It has seen a long series of breakthroughs that have changed the way we think about space – here are the top 20.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸ“š E-book: Optimist's Edge

Facts and optimism make it attainable to spot the opportunities in a changing world. The possibilities that most people miss because they have the wrong facts, or don't think they are doable because they are pessimistic. In this book you learn about "Optimist's Edge".

Sakke Teerikoski 1 min read

πŸ“š E-book: The New Space Race

In the 1960’s the US and Soviet Union went head to head in the race to space. Today, sixty years later, the new space race has set its eyes not just on going to orbit around Earth, researching asteroids for minerals and going back to the Moon.

πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ« Warp News Expert Analysis

Our Warp News Experts write to help you to look into and understand the future.

Magnus Aschan 3 min read

🌱 Viral outbreaks cause plant-based foods to grow at a record rate

Consumption of meat is declining in large parts of the world, while we are eating more plant-based foods. Virus outbreaks and pandemics seem to be accelerating this development, says Warp News Food Tech expert Daniel SkavΓ©n Ruben.

BjΓΆrn Bertoft 8 min read

πŸ₯— Are you ready for the new food? – Invasive species, insects and fish on land

We already know that meat production, trawling, and one-sided farming in mega-format are environmental culprits with an end date. But now new types of climate-smart food are being developed.

Nicklas Berild Lundblad 12 min read

πŸ€” The responsibility of platforms – a guide for the perplexed

Over the past decade, we have had an increasingly vocal debate about the responsibility of platforms and the future of freedom of expression. Nicklas Berild Lundblad believes that there is reason to be optimistic about the development.

Magnus Aschan 7 min read

🧠 Doctor Mouna: Understand your pandemic brain – and get optimistic about the future

The coronavirus has kidnapped our brain. The development is much more positive than most people are aware of, says Mouna Esmaeilzadeh, doctor, neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and not least Warp News Expert in Health Tech.

BjΓΆrn Bertoft 6 min read

πŸ₯— Are you ready for the new food? - Oumph, algae and lab grown meat

We already know that meat production, trawling, and monoculture farming in mega formats are environmental culprits with an end date. But there is new climate-smart food being developed – and it's happening fast.

Magnus Aschan 8 min read

πŸ§‘β€πŸš€ Astronaut Fuglesang about the New Space Race – and going up again

The interest in space has not been this great in 50 years. We are on our way back to the Moon, and the sight is set on Mars. Why does this happen now? This and much more is answered by former astronaut and Warp News space expert, Christer Fuglesang.