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GEAB 173

The monthly bulletin of LEAP (European Laboratory of Political Anticipation) - 15 Mar 2023

Investments, trends and recommendations (Mar)

  • Last safe haven investment: the earth is the limit //
  • June 2023: From war in Ukraine to a “pax americana-sinica”? //
  • Gas: The future of oil //
  • New Tech 2023: We are starting to reach the limits of Web2 //

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Last safe haven investment: the earth

Two and a half years ago, we announced the gradual emergence of a major trend, the return to reality[1] after a decade of (admittedly creative) fantasies of desirable and programmable futures with a lot of tech and green politics. A year later, we went on to suggest that the West was about to realise that it had gotten its future wrong (cover story: Elon Musk ‘soaring’ into space).[2]

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Dragging in its wake the Silvergate and Signature banks, the Silicon Valley Bank’s bankruptcy (SVB) remains the sad event illustrating this GEAB issue of March: as analysed/anticipated over the past [...]

The exponential nature of the pace of innovation of all kinds is increasingly terrifying the Western human collective. Between frightened looks at the future, growing difficulties in adapting to change, [...]

We are not going to draw up a calendar of all the elections, but of those which seem to us to be the most significant. In 2023, for example, ten [...]

The following article is the result of discussions between the GEAB editorial team and Dr Louis Arnoux. The latter's work is far more alarmist than most research in the same [...]

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