I’m not going to lie: having Bing say I am not a good person was an incredible experience (and for the record, I think this is another example of chatbot misinformation!). It also, to say the least, seems incredibly ill-suited to being a search engine.
Greta Thunberg: ‘the world is getting more grim by the day’
There is genuinely no precedent in the modern history of geopolitics for the climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Pakistan on the brink: what the collapse of the nuclear-armed regional power could mean for the world
It is hard to overstate the difficulty of Pakistan’s current situation. An unfortunate string of recent events combined with chronic mismanagement has created a potentially mortal threat to Pakistan’s political system.
Bangladesh is a global pioneer in preparing for climate migrants
Climate change may be a global phenomenon, but its impacts are felt locally. So it follows that solutions to this global crisis also have to be local.
Why understanding limits is the key to humanity’s future
Why have many people become obsessed with either denying or overcoming limits, to the point where they appear to feel that life can have meaning only if it’s tied to some limitless thing, quality, or substance?
Unless the Polycrisis seriously questions the drivers of power and finds ways of challenging them, it risks becoming yet another neoliberal policy buzzword.
Societal collapse: a literature review
The debate about societal collapse as a plausible trajectory for the world’s future has lately arisen as being especially relevant…This article offers a systematic multidisciplinary review of the existing literature.
Reflecting on the Polycrisis: From under the table whispers to public conversations
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6NAtDt3xGo The Resilience Funders Network brings you a special conversation with Nate. Nathan J. (Nate) Hagens is a leading public intellectual working at the nexus of multiple components of the polycrisis and threats to civilization...
Is “Polycrisis” the right word for our times?
I’ve noticed a marked increase in the use of the term “polycrisis” over the last year, at least in US/Western media
The Great Progression 2025-2050
The world isn’t ending!
But we are likely at the beginning
of a profound transformation.