Technological forecasting, Public interest, Ecological economics and human well-being, Ecosystem services
Lays out different visions as to what the 21st century will be like. Where these visions are based; Default technological optimist vision; Technological skeptic's nightmare; War between public interest and private enterprise; Low-consumption sustainable vision; How society should decide among the visions; Challenges.
Costanza, R. (1999). Four visions of the century ahead: Will it be Star Trek, Ecotopia, Big Government or Mad Max?. Futurist, 33(2), 23.