Notable Online Reports

The Security and Sustainability Guide

This list of publications illustrates the great number and wide variety of the most important, and timely global security and sustainability reports, and their sponsoring organizations.

Libraries may still consider these reports as “gray literature,” and scholars and researchers may be overly immersed in traditional books and journal articles, but, arguably, these reports are the leading edge of thinking about many of the most significant global issues.

Any one report viewed alone, however, does not do justice to the growing global emergency. Too many people are inflicting costly harm on the environment and human security in too many ways, despite many efforts at mitigation, resilience, conservation, and developing new technological remedies.


The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2023, produced by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), does not start with an encouraging note. In its pages,…

Economic Growth, Economy, Globalization, Policy, Sustainable Development

According to the Global Risks Report 2023 from the World Economic Forum, the world faces a set of risks that feel entirely new and strangely familiar. It investigates some of…

*New Additions*, Climate Change, Policy, Security, Sustainable Development

Based on specific critical facts and the most recent scientific research, the Global Catastrophic Risks 2022: A Year of Colliding Consequences report from the Global Challenges Foundation aims to present…

*New Additions*, Global Governance, Globalization, Governance, Politics, Risks