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On May 5, 2022, the Cascade Institute reconvened the Ukraine-Russia War Expert Panel to continue its ongoing scan of the war's implications for geopolitics, international security, ideological polarization, food systems, global finance, and climate policy. You can catch up on Part I here.
During the discussion, panelists reference a recent Cascade Institute technical paper on the topic of global polycrisis, as well as this causal loop diagram of a potential polycrisis developed by Thomas Homer-Dixon:
Members of this URW Expert Panel include:
Evan Fraser, Director, Arrell Food Institute; Professor, Department of Geography, University of Guelph, Canada.
Chris Higson, Associate Professor, Accounting Practice, London Business School, UK.
Jonathan Leader Maynard, Lecturer, International Politics, Department of Political Economy, King's College London, UK.
Ellen Quigley, Senior Research Associate, Climate Risk and Sustainable Finance, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, UK.
Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany (did not attend meeting #2).
Jennifer Welsh, Canada 150 Research Chair, Global Governance and Security, McGill University, Canada.
Frances Westley, Professor and Director Emeritus, Waterloo Institute on Social Innovation and Resilience, University of Waterloo, Canada.