NEWS AND VIEWS
VIDEO | Presentation on the “stickiness” of new norms, worldviews, and conspiracy theories that emerged during the pandemic, and how we may be able to apply lessons from recent norm cascades to exploit unrealized possibilities for rapid, nonlinear change in public attitudes towards climate change and the zero-carbon energy transition.
Learning Salon Series: Our world’s cascading crises. What is driving them, are they going to get worse, and can they be stopped?
VIDEO | Presentation on the underlying mechanisms of cascading crises and how these mechanisms could converge to trigger a global economic collapse, as argued by economist Nouriel Roubini.
Review of Commanding Hope: The Power We Have to Renew a World in Peril, a new book by Thomas Homer-Dixon, Director of the Cascade Institute
BOOK REVIEW | There May Yet Be Hope: The future is not set in stone by Arno Kopecky for the Literary Review of Canada
VIDEO | Royal Roads University President Steenkamp welcomes Thomas Homer-Dixon, Director of the Cascade Institute, for an online lecture.
A blog post by Yonatan Strauch, Angela Carter, and Truzaar Dordi
A running commentary on the unfolding pandemic
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists article by Yonatan Strauch, Angela Carter, and Thomas Homer-Dixon
Globe and Mail article by Scott Janzwood
Globe and Mail article by Thomas Homer-Dixon