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Polycrisis: Probable; Remedies: Possible                A wide variety of organizations and individuals have recently warned of multiple global crises.  Some have used the term “polycrisis,” defined by the Cascade Institute...

Arctic climate change. The Arctic is more affected by global warming than any other place on earth, resulting in unprecedented physical, social, economic, and political transformations.  Concern for Arctic change...

The full Review has been published in Cadmus Journal Vol. 3, Issue 4 and is available here: Book Review of Come On! (May 2018) Introduction Come On! Capitalism, Short-termism, Population...

Download as PDF Introduction The war for Ukraine continues making the transition to the next global ‘normal’ more complicated, more chronologically unpredictable, and more costly. Indeed, in only the five...

Global Security is an elusive term with several definitions. According to Ken Booth, Global Security Threats can be divided into global existential threats and global emancipatory threats. Global existential threats,...

The concept of Human Security While the traditional notion aims to defend a nation-state in its territorial integrity through increased military means, human security focuses on the individual. This concept...

Today we live in a world with numerous areas of power and no institutions adapted to address its contemporary security challenges. For instance, China and other countries in the Southeast...

Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals Advancing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals requires evidence-based information and advocacy that is widely disseminated and cited.  Transdisciplinary approaches are especially required, exemplified...

World of Woes—and Proposed Global Remedies         The Alliance of World Scientists warns of “code red” on the planet and an unequivocal climate emergency (5:1).  The better-known IPCC Synthesis Report...

The COP28 agreement pushed for a transition from fossil fuels to achieve net zero by 2050, but compromises left many provisions ambiguous. This review analyzes those shortcomings including 14 foresight...