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How Climate Change is Fueling Iran's Political Instability

Drought.

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

Mobile

NEW QUESTIONS FOR LEADERSHIP TIPPING POINTS

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

BIOGRAPHIC

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

Science

New Project: Agent Based Models & Ecosystem Tipping Points

Things continue to keep rapidly changing this year, and I’ve started on another new academic project!

Back in May I started a new Post-Doc Research Fellowship in the Global Environmental Change and Earth Observation group in the Geography and Environment dept. 207 more words

Academia

The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

Update July 20, 2017: The broad Reimagining the Future presentation has been updated and available for download via this Link.

For those that have taken the… 1,042 more words

The Future Of Humanity