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Tipping Points Annual Report 2013-14

IHRR’s Tipping Points project has now published its fourth annual report. It provides recent updates on the multiple strands of its research that combines different fields in the physical and social sciences, and arts and humanities. 103 more words

Research

Tipping Points Annual Report 2013-14

IHRR’s Tipping Points project has now published its fourth annual report. It provides recent updates on the multiple strands of its research that combines different fields in the physical and social sciences, and arts and humanities. 103 more words

Tipping Points

IPCC Report - 3 Things the Media Missed

The summary of the Impact, Vulnerability and Adaptation report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out today, and the media have churned out as much of their climate stuff as possible all on the same day.  872 more words

Climate Change

Welcome to the Anthropocene

Thanks to midterm exams, it’s been a little while since my last post.  And since I still have one midterm remaining and am not out of the woods yet (figuratively, that is – I just returned to DC from Maine yesterday), I thought I would kill two birds with one stone and share a short assignment that I completed for my course on climate change and global security to address the debate over the evidence for global warming.   2,973 more words

EnviroSecurity

Recent findings from the Tipping Points project

Spread of smoking behaviour in populations through multiple peer influence

Researchers from the Tipping Points project have developed a new modelling approach for understanding the spread of unhealthy behaviours through multiple peer influence, such as people’s tendency to follow social norms by imitating their peers or in response to peer pressure, using smoking as a case study. 412 more words

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