territorial future thoughts by spatialforesight
In November 2023, we shared three territorial future thoughts in our blog. They focus on possible implications of different types of policies. What types of EU reforms would be necessitated by future EU enlargements? What are the territorial implications of merit-driven economy and politics? What are the land-use consequences of selected EU policies and global trends?
Navigating the Future: The EU's need to reform amidst enlargement. Discussions about possible future EU-enlargements also pose questions whether the EU is prepared for it. What types of reform would EU institutions, policies and budget need to undergo to mitigate potential risks in light of geostrategic driven enlargements. (Read (Opens in a new window))(Opens in a new window)
The Tyranny of Merit: A dive into growing inequalities. What are the consequences of merit-driven economy and politics? The tyranny of merit paints a grim picture of our socio-economic landscape. This translates into diverging land use effects and growing disparities between people and places. (Read (Opens in a new window))(Opens in a new window)
EU policies and global trends reshaping land use demands. Most policies and trends affect future land use. They increase or decrease the demand for certain types of land use in certain areas. Understanding these shifts is crucial as land use plays a central role in addressing the pressing challenges of our time. (Read (Opens in a new window))(Opens in a new window)
In the pipeline
We will keep on feeding the blog with reflections about the future, Europe, spaces, places and people.