Scenarios are a commonly-used technique for creatively exploring possible futures. To be useful, scenarios should be coherent and internally-consistent. It is difficult to do this without supporting processes and tools. The Scenario Toolkit can help make some of the steps less difficult.
A Scenario Process
The Scenario Toolkit is designed to work with the United Nations Environment Programmes GEO scenario process. According to the summary for the GEO Resource Book, the steps in making a scenario are:
The Scenario Toolkit is intended to help mainly with Part 2 of this process, Laying the foundation for the scenario.
For More Information
The Scenario Toolkit was created by staff of the Stockholm Environment Institute for developing scenarios for sustainability studies. For more information about sustainability scenarios, see the site Scenarios for Sustainability.