The Global Polycrisis is the sum total of all stressors affecting planetary health.
It’s an unprecedented global systems problem. We need to understand it in order to respond as wisely as possible.
COVID-19 is a poster child for the fragility of global systems. Several dozen global stressors have created a “perfect storm” for humanity and the biosphere. OMEGA helps funders understand the Global Polycrisis. We can build deep resilience for the storms ahead.
Big Data threats to democracy, privacy & human rights
Modification of the human germline and bifurcation of the population
The greatest threat we face
The Global Polycrisis is far greater than any individual stressor. Non-governmental and civil society organizations play a critical role in social and environmental change. But most work on silo issues such as climate change or poverty. Few work on the Global Polycrisis.
Most philanthropy is also focused on silo issues. Philanthropy tends to overlook the Global Polycrisis—the greatest cumulative threat to humanity and the biosphere.