F.A.Q - Frequently Asked Questions
Our Future Planet is an innovative website and online community that inspires citizens through the global sharing of knowledge and networks. Our Future Planet enables citizens to design an integrated plan by interconnecting and empowering them through the creation of actions, petitions and proposals with the aim of creating a sustainable future. [Go back to FAQ]
The idea for Our Future Planet was developed in 2006 by Karl Jaeger and Samantha Harvey, and the charity was established in 2008. The idea evolved out of a desire to rethink the direction the world is heading in and to inspire people to create a better world in which to live. [Go back to FAQ]
Harnessing global co-operation to create a sustainable future. [Go back to FAQ]
To provide an environment for people to facilitate change in order to create a sustainable planet in which to live.
To share and develop innovative approaches which enhance the quality, liveability and beauty of the earth. [Go back to FAQ]
Our Future Planet is a new website and online community for anyone who wants to contribute to creating a future that does not unquestioningly follow on from the ways of the past. When you become a citizen of Our Future Planet, you can use the site to pool ideas and resources, and develop proposals that you would like to see in a brighter future. A better future is about integrating systems that take on the challenges of the whole planet. You can be part of our creative community designing the big picture.
The more Citizens sign up and the more ideas are shared; the larger and stronger our Citizenship grows, and the closer we come to achieving our vision. Let's design a more beautiful and sustainable planet, starting now. [Go back to FAQ]
The ideas globe is designed to encourage the creation of a sustainable and integrated planet. This is your environment to learn, share knowledge, add ideas or view proposals written by other Citizens. The thousands of lines that link the topics creates an integrating process.
There are many topics categorised under the following areas:
What are Actions?
You can start and join petitions about something you want to change or causes you feel strongly about. You can raise awareness of the petition by emailing other citizens. Once you’ve got enough signatures, can take to an authority to create change. [Go back to FAQ]
Have you got ideas now about yourself and the future, but not sure you’ll remember it tomorrow or in one year? You can write a letter to yourself on the site about how you see yourself in the future, how you would like the future to be, or anything that you feel inspired to write to yourself about. Your letter will be saved for you to look at in the future. You can choose to publish your letter on the site plus view letters that other citizens have written. [Go back to FAQ]
Our Future Planet keeps you informed about current news and how issues relate to creating a sustainable future. These carefully chosen topics[Go back to FAQ] provide invaluable insight by linking the topic with its importance to the future of our planet.
Become a Citizen
Be inspired: see other Citizens' ideas in the community and share knowledge
Be informed: read Topic of the Future, and the newsletter
Interconnect: link with other Citizens, contribute to forums, comment on news or proposals
Empower yourself: create actions, petitions and proposals
Enable: yourself and others to create an integrated plan for a sustainable planet
Be open: to other Citizens’ thoughts
Enjoy: being part of the community creating a better future
And then...Become a Voting Citizen
You can become part of our creative team building a better future. There are only two requirements: have the desire to be part of the design and creation of a better future planet, and become a Citizen. You can volunteer your time at our office or from your home. You can support projects that interest you through Voting Citizenship.
Our Future Planet has a dynamic team who are passionate about the future of the planet, and seeing the online community grow and develop.
We would like to hear from you. Please share your thoughts about our future planet and let us know how you would like to become involved.
Our Future Planet
7 Lansdown Crescent
Bath BA1 5EX
Registered Charity no. 1124332
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