Synchronous Failure: The Emerging Causal Architecture of Global Crisis

2017-09-21T18:29:48-04:00August 28th, 2015|Academic, Conflict, Featured (Academic), Societal Growth and Crisis, Synchronous Failure|

by Thomas Homer-Dixon et al. | Recent global crises reveal an emerging pattern of causation that could increasingly characterize the birth and progress of future global crises. A conceptual framework identifies this pattern’s deep causes, intermediate processes, and ultimate outcomes.

Detecting and Coping with Disruptive Shocks in Arctic Marine Systems: A Resilience Approach to Place and People

2017-09-11T00:22:46-04:00January 22nd, 2012|Academic, Ecology and Sustainability, Environment and Energy, Featured (Academic)|

Eddy Carmack, Thomas Homer-Dixon, et al. | It seems inevitable that the ongoing and rapid changes in the physical environment of the marine Arctic will push components of the region’s existing social-ecological systems—small and large—beyond tipping points and into new regimes.

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