Let's Aim For
positive futures.

Existential Hope is a way of looking at the future with a lens that acknowledges the potential for positive change in the world.

By focusing on what is actually possible, we can start to map out the main developments and challenges that need to be navigated to reach our desired outcome.

On this platform you can explore ideas, technologies, and projects that makes you feel hopeful and ready to take action for the long-term flourishing of life.


We ask experts in various fields to describe what a positive future looks like to them, and how they believe their work can help humanity reach their vision. ย 

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Discover how the future can flourish and which tools help you make progress.


Discover which technologies can make a difference, and how you can leverage them for good.


Explore news from the world of science, technology and existential hope.

BBC Future on Existential Hope

October 24, 2022

JRR Tolkien coined the word โ€“ "eucatastrophe". What did he mean, and why could it relate to the very real story of humanity?


Metaculus is launching Forecasting Our World In Data, a tournament that will deliver predictions on technological advancement, global development, and social progress. Join the tournament now!

Learn about AGI safety & biosecurity

BlueDot Impact run cohort-based courses that support you to develop the knowledge, community and network needed to pursue a high-impact career in: AGI Safety Fundamentals (Mitigating potential risks from transformative artificial intelligence), Alternative Protein (Ending factory farming through adv

ERA is accepting applications for the 2023 ERA Cambridge Fellowship

During July and August, fellows will receive free housing and transportation while being paid to work on better understanding and mitigating AI safety, nuclear risk, biorisks, extreme climate change, or other existential risks while learning from experienced researchers. Apply here by April 5

How much can technology change the world within a lifetime?

It is easy to underestimate how much the world can change within a lifetime. Bringing to mind how dramatically the world has changed can help us see how different the world could be in a few years or decades.

How I Learned To Love Shrimp

How I Learned To Love Shrimp is a new podcast showcasing innovative and impactful ways to help animals.

Latest Videos

Mark Miller on Existential hope
Mark Miller (Agoric, Foresight Institute) interviewed on Existential Hope and Foresight Institute, during Vision Weekend 2018.
Anders Sandberg on Existential Hope
Anders Sandberg (Future of Humanity Institute) interviewed on Existential Hope and Foresight Institute, during Vision Weekend 2018.
Existential Risk and Existential Hope | Toby Ord
Toby Ord, Future of Humanity Institute Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute


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