(The median citation count of Futures is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-12-01 to 2023-12-01.)
The importance of achieving foundational Sustainable Development Goals in reducing global risk65
Our hunter-gatherer future: Climate change, agriculture and uncivilization64
The implications of the Covid-19 pandemic for delivering the Sustainable Development Goals57
A multi-stakeholder perspective on sustainable healthcare: From 2030 onwards52
Beyond techno-utopia and its discontents: On the role of utopianism and speculative fiction in shaping alternatives to the smart city imaginary48
Transdisciplinarity: Synthesis towards a modular approach40
Extreme events defined—A conceptual discussion applying a complex systems approach38
Exploring global food system shocks, scenarios and outcomes36
Coworking in the digital economy: Context, motivations, and outcomes35
Management challenges for future digitalization of healthcare services34
Exploring the governance and implementation of sustainable development initiatives through blockchain technology31
Stakeholders’ perspectives on future electric vehicle charging infrastructure developments27
Futures literacy and the diversity of the future26
The adaptiveness of the healthcare system to the fourth industrial revolution: A preliminary analysis25
Can robots tackle late-life loneliness? Scanning of future opportunities and challenges in assisted living facilities24
Tangible futures: Combining scenario thinking and personas - A pilot study on urban mobility24
The role of energy prosumers in the transition of the Finnish energy system towards 100 % renewable energy by 205023
Digital futures of small businesses and entrepreneurial opportunity23
Assessing climate change’s contribution to global catastrophic risk23
Walking with Energy: Challenging energy invisibility and connecting citizens with energy futures through participatory research22
Energy descent as a post-carbon transition scenario: How ‘knowledge humility’ reshapes energy futures for post-normal times22
Science, the endless frontier of regulatory capture21
Map-makers and navigators of politicised terrain: Expert understandings of epistemological uncertainty in integrated assessment modelling of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage21
The engagement of home-based businesses in the digital economy21
Food additives and the future of health: An analysis of the ongoing controversy on titanium dioxide20
The risk of catastrophic climate change: Future energy implications20
Scenarios of Good Anthropocenes in southern Africa20
Unlocking wise digital techno-futures: Contributions from the Degrowth community19
The transformative potential of artificial intelligence19
The future in sustainability transitions - Interlinkages between the multi-level perspective and futures studies19
Embedding care robots into society and practice: Socio-technical considerations19
Strategy for collectives and common goods19
The application of artificial intelligence in police interrogations: An analysis addressing the proposed effect AI has on racial and gender bias, cooperation, and false confessions19
Ethics of quantification or quantification of ethics?18
The politics of smart expectations: Interrogating the knowledge claims of smart mobility18
Resilient Power: A home-based electricity generation and storage solution for the medically vulnerable during climate-induced power outages18
Intergenerational retrospective viewpoint promotes financially sustainable attitude18
Stakeholders’ preferences for the future of transport in Europe: Participatory evaluation of scenarios combining scenario planning and the multi-actor multi-criteria analysis17
Identifying technology evolution pathways using topic variation detection based on patent data: A case study of 3D printing17
Farewell Alternative Futures?17
Individual futures consciousness: Psychology behind the five-dimensional Futures Consciousness scale17
Agriculture 4.0: A systematic literature review on the paradigm, technologies and benefits17
The future of Telemedicine Cabin? The case of the French students’ acceptability17
An analysis and evaluation of methods currently used to quantify the likelihood of existential hazards17
Provincialising Futures Literacy: A caution against codification17
Digital technologies, artificial intelligence, and bureaucratic transformation16
Future tense: Exploring dissonance in young people’s images of the future through design futures methods16
Anticipation, abduction and the economy of research: The normative stance16
Framing different energy futures? Comparing Fridays for Future and Extinction Rebellion in Germany15
The six scenario archetypes framework: A systematic investigation of science fiction films set in the future15
Ethical issues of human enhancements for space missions to Mars and beyond15
When two movements collide: Learning from labour and environmental struggles for future Just Transitions15
Axiological futurism: The systematic study of the future of values15
Is co-production a ‘good’ concept? Three responses15
Futures literacy – To belong, participate and act!15
‘Solving for X?’ Towards a problem-finding framework to ground long-term governance strategies for artificial intelligence15
The future of unmanned combat aerial vehicles: An analysis using the Three Horizons framework15
Looking backward to the future: On past-facing approaches to futuring14
Extending the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) to support local adaptation planning—A climate service for Flensburg, Germany14
Advanced text-mining for trend analysis of Russia’s Extractive Industries14
How future frames materialize and consolidate: The energy transition in Denmark14
Small firms as agents of sustainable change14
Collaborative speculation: Anticipation, inclusion and designing counterfactual futures for appropriation14
The smog of ignorance: Knowledge and wisdom in postnormal times14
Contextualising weak signals: Towards a relational theory of futures knowledge13
Envisioning the future of health systems: Exploratory insights from European countries13
Levelling the playing field? Towards a critical-social perspective on digital entrepreneurship13
Embracing context and complexity to address environmental challenges in the water-energy-food nexus13
There is no such thing as a short-term issue12
Future perspectives of sustainable development: An innovative planning approach to inner areas. Experience of an Italian alpine region12
Matrix purpose in scenario planning: Implications of congruence with scenario project purpose12
Emerging technologies in the renewable energy sector: A comparison of expert review with a text mining software12
Existential risk and human extinction: An intellectual history12
An integrated framework for anticipating the future and dealing with uncertainty in policymaking12
Moral circle expansion: A promising strategy to impact the far future12
The future of pharmaceuticals industry within the triad: The role of knowledge spillovers in innovation process12
The Fragile World Hypothesis: Complexity, Fragility, and Systemic Existential Risk12
Assessing the options for combatting democratic myopia and safeguarding long-term interests12
Linking deliberative evaluation with integrated assessment and modelling: A methodological framework and its application to agricultural water management12
Governing through strategies: How does Finland sustain a future-oriented environmental policy for the long term?12
Building plausible futures: Scenario-based strategic planning of industrial development of Kyrgyzstan11
The World Intellectual Property Organization and the sustainable development agenda11
Home-based work in cities: In search of an appropriate urban planning response11
Systematic analysis of development in Iran’s tourism market in the form of future study: A new method of strategic planning11
Was Germany’s Lockdown in Spring 2020 Necessary? How Bad Data Quality Can Turn a Simulation Into a Delusion that Shapes the Future11
Five key dimensions of post-growth business: Putting the pieces together11
The future of aging in smart environments: Four scenarios of the United States in 205010
The German energy transition and the eroding consensus on ecological modernization: A radical democratic perspective on conflicts over competing justice claims and energy visions10
Futures literacy through narrative10
Energy regime reconfiguration and just transitions in the Global South: Lessons for West Africa from Morocco’s comparative experience10
Societal collapse: A literature review10
Technology, capital substitution and labor dynamics: global workforce disruption in the 21st century?9
On the evolution of maritime ports towards the Physical Internet9
The social construction of futures9
The future is flexible? Exploring expert visions of energy system decarbonisation9
Participatory backcasting: Building pathways towards reconciliation?9
Building individual futures capacity through transformative futures learning9
The passing of western civilization9
Critical mineral sustainable supply: Challenges and governance9
Collaborative imagination: A methodological approach9
Mastering futures literacy in higher education: An evaluation of learning outcomes and instructional design of a faculty development program9
Visions of a Martian future8
Embedding imaginaries- electric vehicles in Sweden's fossil fuel free future8
Technoscience, policy and the new media. Nexus or vortex?8
Creating futures images for sustainable cruise ships: Insights on collaborative foresight for sustainability enhancement8
The Territorial Foresight for the construction of shared visions and mechanisms to minimize social conflicts: The case of Latin America8
From narratives to numbers: Spatial downscaling and quantification of future water, food & energy security requirements in the Indus basin8
Shifting the perception of water environment problems by introducing “imaginary future generations”—Evidence from participatory workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam8
A simulation exercise for incorporating long-term path dependencies in urgent decision-making8
The sustainable development goals: A universalist promise for the future8
Prospects of a transition to the knowledge economy in Saudi Arabia and Qatar: A critical reflection through the lens of spatial embeddedness and evolutionary governance theory8
The FutureS of healthcare8
A framework for Science Shop processes: Results of a modified Delphi study8
The evolution of Foresight: What evidence is there in scientific publications?8
Public acceptance of post-growth: Factors and implications for post-growth strategy8
Reinvention paths and reinvention paradox: Strategic change in Western Newfoundland communities8
Unifying weak signals definitions to improve construct understanding8
Foresight and design fictions meet at a policy lab: An experimentation approach in public sector innovation8
Extended Peer Communities: Appraising the contributions of tacit knowledges in climate change decision-making8
A socio-technical lens on security in sustainability transitions: Future expectations for positive and negative security7
Strategic spatial planning through pragmatic blueprints: Forms and levels of adaptivity in modernist planning of the Dutch IJsselmeerpolders7
Future space missions and human enhancement: Medical and ethical challenges7
Future touch in industry: Exploring sociotechnical imaginaries of tactile (tele)robots7
Back to the future: Old values for a new (more equal) world7
Anticipating and planning for mine closure in South Africa7
Integrating uncertainties through participatory approaches: On the burden of cognitive exclusion and infodemic in a post-normal pandemic7
The future of the forest-based bioeconomy in selected southeast European countries7
The Driverless Cars Emulsion: Using participatory foresight and constructive conflict to address transport’s wicked problems7
A common ground? Constructing and exploring scenarios for infrastructure network-of-networks7
Anticipating human resilience and vulnerability on the path to 2030: What can we learn from COVID-19?7
Strategy’s futures7
Envisioning the futures of cultural tourism7
(De)futuring democracy: Labs, playgrounds, and ateliers as democratic innovations7
Risks of space colonization7
The adoption, diffusion & categorical ambiguity trifecta of social robots in e-health – Insights from healthcare professionals7
Empowering upcoming city developers with futures literacy6
Unpacking the modelling process via sensitivity auditing6
The making of Antarctic futures: Participatory game design at the interface between science and policy6
Better research through more participation? The future of integrated climate change assessments6
Work/family life by 2040: Between a gig economy and traditional roles6
Taking power seriously: Towards a power-sensitive approach for transdisciplinary action research6
A futures perspective of health, climate change and poverty in the United States6
The challenges of futures literacy6
Advancing Decision-Visualization Environments—Empirically informed Design Recommendations6
Collective design anticipation6
Using foresight to explore the impacts of flooding in Houston on health, poverty, and equity out to 20506
Decolonial feminisms and degrowth6
Just mobility futures: Challenges for e-mobility transitions from a global perspective6
Deriving new anticipation-based policy instruments for attracting research and development and innovation in global value chains to Europe6
From gaps to tangles: A relational framework for the future of the theory-practice debate6
Towards purposeful business schools: Deepening and broadening external engagement6
Effect of proxy voting for children under the voting age on parental altruism towards future generations6
Fifteen shadows of socio-cultural AI: A systematic review and future perspectives6
Strengthening foresight for governance of social-ecological systems: An interdisciplinary perspective6
Designing future experiences of the everyday: Pointers for methodical expansion of sustainability transitions research6
Picture the future, play the present: Re-imagining sustainable cities through a large-scale location-based game6
How networked organisations build capacity for anticipatory governance in South East Asian deltas6
Five anticipation communities in complex systems sciences6
Breaking through the epistemic impasse: Ending homelessness with the invention of ‘functional zero’ in the Anglo-American world5
How to visualise futures studies concepts: Revision of the futures cone5
Foresight and responsible innovation: Openness and closure in anticipatory heuristics5
Young people’s situated capacity to imagine a desired post-pandemic future: A qualitative methodology for assessing futures consciousness5
In search of sectoral foresight methodology: Bridging foresight and sectoral system of innovation and production5
Assessment in horizon scanning by various stakeholder groups using Osgood’s semantic differential scale – A methodological development5
Digital swadeshi and 3D printing intellectual property in India: The multi-level perspective, causal layered analysis and backcasting5
Empowering change for future-making: Developing agency by framing wicked problems through design5
What life-course research can contribute to futures studies5
Towards more sustainable agricultural landscapes: Lessons from Northwestern Mexico and the Western Highlands of Guatemala5
Participatory utopian sketching: A methodological framework for collaborative citizen (re)imagination of urban spatial futures5
Governing technological zones, making national renewable energy futures5
Images of the future for a circular economy: The case of Finland5
Collective scenarios: Speculative improvisations for the Anthropocene5
Contextual insight as an antecedent to strategic foresight5
Research is in the air in Valle del Serchio5
What makes long-term perspectives endure? Lessons from Dutch nature conservation5
Sensemaking and lens-shaping: Identifying citizen contributions to foresight through comparative topic modelling5
Education first: What really matters in working for sustainability5
Estrangement, immersion, and the future: Designing the speculative environments of the virtual reality “Museum of the Future”5
Types of scenario planning and their effectiveness: A review of reviews5
Anticipatory study for identifying the key influential factors of the biogas system in Germany contributing to the energy system of 20505
Dutch doubts and desires. Exploring citizen opinions on future and technology5
Futures images of woodchips as an energy source in Finland5
Bottom-up development of passenger travel demand scenarios in Japan considering heterogeneous actors and reflecting a narrative of future socioeconomic change5
New frontiers in local government community engagement: Towards transformative place-based futures5
In search of plan(et) B: Irrational rationality, capitalist realism, and space colonization4
Future scenarios for the Brazilian electricity sector: PV as a new driving force?4
Imagining transformation: Change agent narratives of sustainable futures4
Using digital technologies to deliver scenarios to geographically dispersed stakeholders: Lessons learned from the transportation sector4
Can individuals caring little about future generations serve as their representatives?4
Shifting towards non-anthropocentrism: In dialogue with speculative design futures4
The middle powers roar: Exploring a minilateral solar geoengineering deployment scenario4
Mind the gap! Backcasting local actors’ climate transition in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm4
The future of human-artificial intelligence nexus and its environmental costs4
Paving the pathways towards sustainable future? A critical assessment of STI policy roadmaps as policy instruments for sustainability transitions4
Constructing practice-oriented futures for sustainable urban food policy in Bangkok4
The algorithmic workplace and its enactive effect on the future of professions4
The private sector to the rescue? Analysis of a hypothetical scenario of SG deployment4
Contested notions of energy justice and energy futures in struggles over tar sands development in British Columbia, Canada4
Conducting hidden populations research: A reflective case study on researching the biohacking community4
Extending the shared socioeconomic pathways for adaptation planning of blue tourism4
A shared socio-economic pathway based framework for characterising future emissions of chemicals to the natural environment4
A scenario of solar geoengineering governance: Vulnerable states demand, and act4
Faith in the future: On a mission to integrate sustainability into management theory and practice4
Collaborative design prototyping in transdisciplinary research: An approach to heterogeneity and unknowns4
Entrepreneurial foresight: Discovery of future opportunities4
Engagements with uncertain futures – Analysing survivalist preparedness4
Trends as Future Prompts in the Anticipatory Design Practice4
Why space exploitation may provide sustainable development: Climate ethics and the human future as a multi-planetary species4
Delphi-based future scenarios: A bibliometric analysis of climate change case studies4
Accumulating evidence using crowdsourcing and machine learning: A living bibliography about existential risk and global catastrophic risk4
An outline of future-oriented dialectics: Conceptualising dialectical positions, trajectories and processes in the context of futures research4
Agents for sustainable futures? The (unfulfilled) promise of sustainability at leading business schools4
Is an ‘other’ city possible? Using feminist utopias in creating a more inclusive vision of the future city4
Can energy descent be justified by critiquing 100% renewable energy scenarios? A reply to Floyd et al.4
Designing early warning systems for detecting systemic risk: A case study and discussion4
Whose future is it anyway? Struggles for just energy futures4
Applying pedagogical theories to understand learning in participatory scenario planning4
Governance modes and epistemologies of future-oriented vulnerability assessments: Example of a mixed-methods approach3
Plausibility designs, or a probabilistic and predictive take on scenario effectiveness3
Digital futures of small businesses and entrepreneurial opportunity3
Coping with uncertainty: Exploring the foresight actions’ role in supporting growth-orientation among Finnish dairy farmers3
Alternative futures for North Korea economy: From the North Korean perspectives3
Is happiness possible in a degrowth society?3
Targeting net climate benefits by wood utilization in Finland: Participatory backcasting combined with quantitative scenario exploration3
“Just the freedom to get good at things and stuff like that”: Why spending less time at work would be good for individual, social and environmental wellbeing3
Applying foresight to policy agenda-setting: A successful case in South Korea3
International risk of food insecurity and mass mortality in a runaway global warming scenario3
Futures of the social metabolism: Degrowth, circular economy and the value of waste3
Inner drives: Is the future of marketing communications more sustainable when using backcasting?3
Shaping future perspectives in policy advice under deep, long-term uncertainty. The case of the Dutch Delta Committee3
Deepening futures methods to face the civilisational crisis3
The critical futurist: Richard Slaughter’s foresight practice3
Solar geoengineering governance: Insights from a scenario exercise3
Young adults face the future of the United States: Perceptions of its promise, perils, and possibilities3
Medicine of the future: How and who is going to treat us?3
Crafting a future of knowledge3
Assessing futures literacy as an academic competence for the deployment of foresight competencies3
Getting past Cassandra: 21 C Slaughter3
Shitty food-based world-making: Recasting human|microbiome relationships beyond shame and taboo3
Strategy for the long term: Pressures, counter-pressures and mechanisms in governance3
Post-growth policies for the future of just transitions in an era of uncertainty3
Is Covid-19 a dread risk? The death toll of the pandemic year 2020 in long-term and transnational perspective3
Solar geoengineering: Scenarios of future governance challenges3
The problem of the present in West Africa: Introducing a conceptual framework3
Futures of autonomous flight: Using a collaborative storytelling game to assess anticipatory assumptions3
Approaches to disruptive change: The contribution of complexity science to futures studies3
The future of compulsory schooling: Participant developed scenarios from a modified Delphi survey3
Cultural story models in making sense of a desired post-corona world3
Climate-resilient and regenerative futures for Latin America and the Caribbean3
Future thinking on power planning: A balanced model of regions, seasons and environment with a case of Taiwan3
An autoethnography about writing an eco-fiction on the Flemish circular economy3
Visioning for cultural industries: CLA inspired scenario method3
Barriers to developing futures literacy in organisations3
The technological ‘exposure’ of populations; characterisation and future reduction3
Approaches to anticipatory governance in West Africa: How conceptions of the future have implications for climate action in the present3
Reflections on a hypothetical decentralized grassroots deployment solar geoengineering scenario3
The normative significance of future moral revolutions3
Contested net-zero target setting in a transitioning country: The case of South Korea3
From agent to action: The use of ethnographic social simulation for crime research3
The future of biotechnology crime: A parallel Delphi study with non-traditional experts3
New spaces for healthcare futures studies: Connecting existing theory to deeper participatory practice3
Branded activism: Navigating the tension between culture and market in social media3
H.G Wells, earthly and post-terrestrial futures3
Securitising the future: Dystopian migration discourses in Poland and the Czech Republic3
Rethinking the brain drain: A framework to analyze the future behavior of complex socio-economic systems2
The creation of dystopias as an alternative for imagining and materializing a university of the future2
Beyond archetypes: Advancing the knowledge of narrative fiction in future scenarios2
Pre-foresight integrative methodology for STI policy: Increasing coherence and impact2
Acceptability of radical consumption policies – Utilising futures consciousness to understand elite preferences2
Abrupt climate change: Exploring the implications of a wild card2
Towards a bifurcated future in the US-China relationship: What is in it for the EU?2
Weaving the links: Traditional knowledge into modern science2
Skinny as a Bird: Design fiction as a vehicle for reflecting on food futures2
Narratives of sustainability in digital media: An observatory for digital narratives2
Further education college leaders: Securing the sector’s future2
Disentangling strategic foresight? A critical analysis of the term building on the pioneering work of Richard Slaughter2
Emergentist education and the opportunities of radical futurity2
Combining research methods in policy and governance: taking account of bricolage and discerning limits of modelling and simulation2
A global discussion about our possible futures during the 2021 World Future Day2
Foregrounding citizen imaginaries: Exploring just energy futures through a citizens' assembly in Lebanon2
Narratives of change: Strategies for inclusivity in shaping socio-technical future visions2
Strategic openings: On the productivity of blended long-term perspectives in spatial strategy. A Dutch case study2
Updating scenarios: A multi-layer framework for structurally incorporating new information and uncertainties into scenarios2
Humanity extinction by asteroid impact2
Emerging from the global syndemic crucible: Finding belonging in a post corona future2
Communication in futures studies: A discursive analysis of the literature2
Futures for Findhorn: Exploring challenges for achieving net zero in an ecological intentional community2
Probability and desirability of future developments – Results of a large-scale Argumentative Delphi in support of Horizon Europe preparation2
National identity and the future of branding the arts2
Carrying fire: A Way forward for integral foresight2
Covid-19 and the politics of hope: A comparative analysis of Greek and Ecuadorian letters from a desired post-pandemic future2
Systemic sustainability effects of contemporary digitalization: A scoping review and research agenda2
Assessing the influence of individual creativity, perceptions of group decision-making and structured techniques on the quality of scenario planning2
Disruptive Technologies for e-Diasporas: Blockchain, DAOs, Data Cooperatives, Metaverse, and ChatGPT2
Systemic knowledge integration in transdisciplinary and sustainability transformation research2
Guiding foresight into the future2
A quantitative and qualitative approach on the evaluation of technological pathways: A comparative national-scale Delphi study2
Futures literacy for research impact in universities2
Understanding feminist anticipation through ‘back-talk’: 3 narratives of willful, deviant, and care-full co-design practices2
Science – Post-normal perspectives2
Bricolage and informal businesses: Young entrepreneurs in the mobile telephony sector in Accra, Ghana2
Is Generation Z ready to fly into the space? The future of tourism is coming2
Energy futures as societal futures: Co-evolutionary scenarios linking futures of society and decarbonized energy systems in Switzerland 20502
Chronotopic imaginaries: A narrative approach to the letters from the post-pandemic future2
Striking the balance: Sustainability and institutional transitions in the European Environment Agency2
Techno Futurist, sustained inequalities and Eco-utopia: Speculative imaginaries of Business Education in 20502
Bringing advanced technology to strategic decision-making: The Decision Intelligence/Data Science (DI/DS) Integration framework2
On the icy slopes of expertise: How a Cold War-era solution to the problem of expert opinion in science might transform the epistemology of simulation2
Emerging sociotechnical imaginaries – How the smart home is legitimized in visions from industry, users in homes and policymakers in Germany2
Future orientation is associated with less lockdown rule breaking, even during large illegal gatherings2
A proposed framework for inclusive business schools2
Pathways theatre: Using speculative and collaborative improvisation for transformative engagement2
Millennial utopians and prepper subcultures: Contemporary utopianism on the left and right2