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Electrifying urban ridesourcing

Ridesourcing fleets (such as Lyft and Uber) present an opportunity for the rapid uptake of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), but adoption...

Making plastics on Mars

In 2016, Emerging Futures, LLC was hired by Opus 12, Inc. to help them develop a NASA-sponsored concept for converting raw materials on...

EF is a semi-finalist!

Emerging Futures, LLC has been chosen as a semi-finalist in the Mars Society's 2019 Mars Colony Prize contest! We are among 25...

Envisioning 1,000 people on Mars

For our submission to the Mars Society’s 2019 Mars Colony Prize designing the first human settlement on Mars, Emerging Futures teamed up...

ASTER tool presentation to NASA

Emerging Futures' CEO Jeffery Greenblatt presents an update on the development of the ASTER modeling tool (Analysis of Space...

How much water is on the Moon?

Earlier this month, NASA announced the unequivocal discovery of water ice in lunar polar regions in a PNAS article. This is exciting...

Years of Living Dangerously Interview

Almost one-fifth of all carbon emissions in the world come from the transportation sector, but society finds itself at a fork in the...

Challenges of separating "solar fuels"

To limit climate change, we must meet our energy needs without increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). Although still at an early...

Space geoengineering the climate

Emerging Futures' Chief Scientist was invited to present his research on space geoengineering at the first-ever Gordon Research...

Which is better, the Moon or Mars?

Both the Moon and Mars have been on spacefaring nations’ radars for the past several decades, with NASA shifting back-and-forth between...

Presentation at IAC 2016

Emerging Futures presented an analysis of a large-scale Earth-Mars human transport system at the 67th International Astronautical...

Climate commitments of the United States

Current intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) are insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting temperature...

Making Oxygen and Fuel on Mars

An ongoing challenge in the long-term campaign to explore Mars is the mass and complexity involved in transporting consumables from Earth...

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