Futures Forum: Climate change: false hope and climate optimism have been 'a disaster' > 'we need a new language, desperately'
Alternatively, we can escape to utopian promise:
Futures Forum: Utopia: In Search of the Dream @ BBC Four
Or we can embrace 'the end of the world':
Futures Forum: Utopia/Dystopia: looking forward to the end of the world
Or we can try a spot of realism:
Futures Forum: The future, with all of its ideological baggage, and its smoldering graveyard of unfulfilled dreams, has failed us. We’d do well to abandon it, and start figuring out how we might survive the present.
Meanwhile, the new Austrian Chancellor has a few challenges - and has his own way of dealing with them: "But you don't have to despair just because you're young."
The older theatre director Peter Brook concurs:
Here is a piece from earlier in the year from the techies' journal Wired which might help:
The Power of an Idea
Long Was the Night
Capitalist Resistance Fighters
The Lesson of Neoliberalism
Don't Despair: Big Ideas Can Still Change The World | WIRED