Best 20 clips of 2022 | The Great Simplification year in review
What can we take away from 2022? Here is a round-up from Nate Hagens, who is among the most insightful reporters on the polycrisis.
Physical attacks on power grid surge to new peak
People are shooting, sabotaging and vandalizing electrical equipment in the U.S. at a pace unseen in at least a decade, amid signs that domestic extremists hope to use blackouts to sow unrest.
Omega Resilience Awards + HOMEF are now seeking polycrisis fellows in Africa
HOMEF, the Omega Resilience Awards (ORA) partner in Africa, has just launched their search for African fellows working to address the global polycrisis.
‘Extinction is on the table’: Jaron Lanier warns of tech’s existential threat to humanity
Jaron Lanier, the eminent American computer scientist, composer and artist, is no stranger to skepticism around social media, but his current interpretations of its effects are becoming darker and his warnings more trenchant.
It ain’t over till it’s over…but it’s never over — emerging and reemerging infectious diseases
Dr. Anthony Fauci reflects on his career and the future of infectious disease.
See the ties that bind Antarctica and Louisiana through one photographer’s lens
As the 2022 U.N. Climate Change Summit convenes, NPR’s Picture Show is featuring work by photographers that highlights the effects of climate change around the world.
Can banks stop climate change?
Michael Northrop writes on economics and the environment–critical pieces of polycrisis work.
Omega + The Argentine Association of Environmental Lawyers: Innovation & creativity in action
The Argentine Association of Environmental Lawyers has constituted a space for activism related to environmental and social justice for over twenty years.
Omega + HOMEF: A timely & essential partnership
Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) is pleased to be partnering with the Omega Collaborative and Commonweal in executing the Omega Resilience Awards (ORA) programme through the Omega Resilience Awards – Africa (ORA - Africa) platform. We are...
Welcome to the world of the polycrisis
Pandemic, drought, floods, mega storms and wildfires, threats of a third world war — how rapidly we have become inured to the list of shocks. So much so that, from time to time, it is worth standing back to consider the sheer strangeness of our...
Political coverage is changing to get beyond ‘us versus them’
A more nuanced depiction of voters and issues can help newsrooms better report on elections and political campaigns.
African food systems imploding: Impacts of the war in Ukraine
If alarm bells are ringing loudly and incessantly it’s because
governments, civil society, activists, development organisations,
and donors are signalling the negative impact of the war in
Ukraine on African food systems.
Watching the world burn
As the planet reels from unprecedented heatwaves, floods, wildfires and droughts, you may be feeling a rising sense of unease or even panic.
Modeling the drivers of the metacrisis
In this fourth installment of conversations with Daniel Schmachtenberger, Nate Hagens dives deeper into the nuances of humans using energy, materials and technology.
Beyond catastrophe a new climate reality is coming into view
You can never really see the future, only imagine it, then try to make sense of the new world when it arrives.
The Polycrisis: An introduction
The Polycrisis aims to untangle the Gordian Knot of security, climate, economic, and political dilemmas.