What 250 years of innovation history reveals about our green future | Curio

What 250 years of innovation history reveals about our green future

27 mins | Apr 29, 2021

An unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way. Awareness of the limitations of our untrained mind when imagining a different world is key to creating a new narrative for the future. Psychologist Per Espen Stoknes reveals how research into the five main waves of innovation since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution led to major societal shifts. In this optimistic forecast of the years to come, he explains why we will see an inevitable separation from the ecologically destructive fossil-fuel economy if this pattern continues.

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