Thursday, 29 October 2009

21 Drivers for the 21st Century - Climate Change

This model is based on the Nov '09 newsletter from Outsights, a leading Scenario Planning and Horizon Scanning consultancy. It illustrates research sources that lead to uncertainty factors in the climate change debate and measurement models. The screenshot shows a simple Southbeach|MyCreativity rule set to question the model. (The model is illustrative only, and does not represent in any way the full richness of the Outsights research)

Friday, 9 October 2009

Fear of steep energy bill prices reported by Ofgen UK

This model illustrates high level themes in a BBC news item about a new Ofgen report, predicting high prices for energy in the UK, unstable supply and proposing four possible scenarios/outcomes for the environment, UK security and consumers. The Southbeach creative output panel lower middle is providing best practice questions from a technique called Backcasting. This is one of 21 techniques included in the Best Practices Toolkit of the Horizon Scanning Centre (HSC) of the UK government Foresight program ( The full toolkit is available here:

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