There were almost 20,000 entries across three assignments, visualising a “World without Energy”, “Bright Ideas in Action”, and “Future Cities”. We’ve selected our favourites, and you can see the links to all of the entries further down the page.
National Geographic Your Shot photo contest
National Geographic, in partnership with Shell, asked their Your Shot photo community to interpret different topics, all linking back to how we can #makethefuture.
National Geographic Your Shot
Clockwise from top left: Rickshaw garage by Salman Sobhan, Tomorrow photo by Dana C Spires, Rainbow Warriors by Sebastian Wahlhuetter, High-rise with sea fog by Sungjin Kim, till the battery runs out by Praveen Bharath, fisherman by Tippawan Kongto, Baduy day life by Giorgio Vacirca, Alone Photo by Gerardo Morese, Journey into the future by Teresa Zafon.
More in make the future
Millions of us enjoy an energy boosting cup of coffee to help us start the day. But what if that same cup of coffee could also produce energy to help power the planet? A bright new start-up company named bio-bean has found the answer.
In the heart of Morro da Mineira, a favela in Rio de Janeiro, we took a rundown football pitch and powered it with kinetic and solar energy to demonstrate our belief that a mix of innovative ideas can change the way we power communities. It’s time to see if it worked.