We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future.
Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Mitchell Joachim, associate professor of practice at New York University and co-founder of Terreform ONE:
Fear: Species extinction, at the rate of one organism per every five minutes. Most of this is because of human activity and overdevelopment. As an architect and urban designer, I feel responsible for this travesty. We need to stop extinction by all means necessary.
Hope: Humankind created most of this problem and therefore humankind has the power to stop it.