Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Homer-Dixon’

The Problem, in a Nutshell

Humankind doesn’t innovate in really profound ways that change whole societies until they are in a situation of emergency. Thomas Homer-Dixon, speaking last week at this conference.

The Bigger Picture

UPDATE: In the comment thread, a science journalist living in Pakistan weighs in with additional perspective. In an essential post examining some of the underlying causes of the recent horrendous floods in Pakistan, Judith Curry and Peter Webster note: Most of the response of the climate research community to this catastrophe has focused on the…Continue Reading…