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Forest Resilience, Tipping Points and Global Change Processes

By Niels Brouwers

An exciting new Special Feature has been published by the Journal of Ecology (‘Forest Resilience, Tipping Points and Global Change Processes’, Volume 103, Issue 1, 2015), which was the result of a symposium that was held at the INTECOL 2013 conference in London. 126 more words

Smart financial regulation: Responding to early warning signals

This Policy Brief recommends that UK financial regulation needs to be more responsive and anticipatory, identifying early warning signals in advance of an impending financial crisis.  194 more words

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Complexity and the collapse of the financial system

by Philip Garnett and Brett Cherry

Finance influences everything, from the growth of businesses and employment to capital and even public services. As the world becomes increasingly subject to the all-encompassing influence of… 1,927 more words

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Sustainability Tipping points, Meaning and Transformation in 2015: one more week to submit to WEEC!

Perhaps 2015 will be the year that education, learning and action for socio-ecological sustainability will accelerate. Public unrest about climate change, micro-plastics in oceans and bodies, awareness of the hijacking of identity and colonalisation of the mind for business interests (don’t accept those cookies, or check that ‘I agree’ box too quickly), the increased yearning for meaning over consumption, can be considered early beginnings of a transition towards a healthier, more equitable, ecologically viable, morally defensible and peaceful world. 1,685 more words

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Rogue Banking: A History of Financial Fraud in Interwar Britain

A new book from the Tipping Points project by historian Dr Matthew Hollow.

Since the turn of the millennium, the British media has been awash with stories of bankers and financiers caught engaging in acts of corporate wrongdoing and financial skullduggery. 173 more words

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