Scientists got together in a future-oriented series of talks about the challenges and effects of post-fossil fuel locomotion. The curators (Smarter Than Car) provided the introduction, followed by a talk by Adam Pawloff (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna). He explained why, seen from scientific perspectives, there are no alternatives to emission reduction today. Alexandra Millonig (Austrian Institute of Technology) demonstrated what contribution design can make. Afterwards, more experts from the sectors of urban planning and climate studies joined in a fruitful discussion. Once again the VIENNA DESIGN WEEK proved to be a place for dynamic exchange and a platform for future-oriented themes. With: Anna Mayer- thaler (Wiener Stadtwerke – Vienna Municipal Utilities), Christine Zopf-Renner (Austrian Energy Agency/ klima:aktiv) and Bernd Vogl (MA 20).