According to one tabulation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 300,000 additional Americans have died over the past three years whom we would not have expected to in more normal times. David Wallace-Wells Link to full article in The New...
New accelerator for systemic risk assessment launches, Ruth Richardson named executive director
“This moment of intersecting crises calls each one of us to act courageously and passionately to safeguard our future,” said Ruth Richardson, incoming Executive Director of ASRA.
Omega Resilience Awards seeking fellows in India who are responding to the polycrisis
The Omega Resilience Awards' partner organization in India, StartUp!, is actively screening and interviewing candidates to become the first ORA India Fellows. The Omega Resilience Awards (ORA) provides fellowships, research grants, and media creation to support new...
The fundamental issue – overshoot
The Great Simplification #53 with William E. Rees
What the hell is a ‘polycrisis’, anyway?
A problem becomes a crisis when it challenges our ability to cope and thus threatens our identity.
Davos worries about a ‘polycrisis’
Global crises are weighing on the World Economic Forum.Credit…Laurent Gillieron/EPA,
In Lebanon, solar power Is booming. why?
An anthropologist explores whether Lebanese turning to solar power is a story of resilience, environmental triumph, or something else.
How the world bank can help save the planet
Big banks want multilateral development institutions to act like insurers, reducing the risk for private investors to finance climate-friendly projects
World economic forum warns of looming ‘polycrisis’
Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine have ushered in skyrocketing inflation and a low-growth, low-investment era, but a focus on the present could obscure the risks of longer-term threats.
Hurricanes and floods bring $120bn in insurance losses in 2022
Hurricane Ian in Florida caused a big chunk of the financial losses while floods in Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa killed the most people