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Weakening Our Ecosystem

There are many tipping elements in our system to consider when dealing with climate change, but one stands above the rest, the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation… 341 more words

Climate Change

The Tipping Points of Our Planet

When talking about climate change and our future there is no better person to have a conversation with than Jiacan Yuan. Having taken her class on Building and Maintaining a Habitable Earth last semester at Rutgers University I could hear her passion for our world through her lectures. 186 more words

Climate Change

When You Have To Say Goodbye To Your Article Because The Title Was So Unnecessarily Long That No One Bothered To Read It

I sat down with my friend and planned on writing this article on what it’s like for your work to be rejected as a writer. Being rejected as a writer is having to say goodbye to an article that you’ve already put your heart and soul into. 816 more words


How Climate Change is Fueling Iran's Political Instability


Year after year after year for the past 15 years, it’s been the reality for Iran.

As with recent severe droughts in places like Syria, Nigeria, India and in other parts of the world, Iran’s drought impacts have forced farmers to abandon fields and move to the cities. 645 more words

Climate Change

Mobile Tipping Points

In June 2017, the number of active phone connections (7.7 billion) exceeded the world’s population for the first time ever.

The judging panel thought this statistic was worthy of ‘Highly Commended’ status as this landmark was finally reached in 2017 after several years of dramatic increases in phone connections around the world. 29 more words



New Questions for Leadership Tipping Points

The opportunity and ability to step into a tipping point makes us feel responsible, powerful, and apprehensive.

Every decision both responds to and creates a tipping point. 272 more words

Boom and Busted


In trying to untangle a mysterious herring collapse from the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, scientists in Prince William Sound are revealing just how resilient—and unpredictable—marine ecosystems can be. 272 more words