Welcome to the world of the polycrisis

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 situation. As former US...

Watching the world burn

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.

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Nov 21 2022

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.
Nov 20 2022

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)...
Nov 20 2022

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...
Nov 20 2022

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.
Nov 20 2022

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...
Nov 20 2022

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.
Nov 20 2022

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...
Nov 20 2022

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.
Nov 20 2022

The Polycrisis: An introduction

The Polycrisis aims to untangle the Gordian Knot of security, climate, economic, and political dilemmas.
Nov 20 2022

‘Permacrisis’ is a dictionary’s word of the year in ‘truly awful’ 2022

We’ve all been living in a state of permanent crisis, a “permacrisis” if you will, according to lexicographers at the U.K.-based Collins Dictionary who have anointed it...