Entries tagged with: Global Development

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Here's a term to add to the jargon pile: Viral Sovereignty. This extremely dangerous idea comes to us courtesy of Indonesia's minister of health, Siti Fadilah Supari, who asserts that deadly viruses are the sovereign property of individual nations...

The Big Picture: Resource Collapse

(The Big Picture is my series on the major driving forces likely to shape the next 20 years. The first post, on Climate Change, went up in early February.) Truism #1: Human society's continued existence depends on the sustained flows...

The Big Picture: Climate Chaos

Thermal Inertia. Get used to that term, as it drives the relationship between climate disruption and human civilization, now and over the next twenty years. Its meaning is simple: even if we were to stop all greenhouse gas emissions immediately,...

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