Resources

State of the World 2017 | EarthEd: Rethinking education on a changing planet

In its State of the World 2017 publication, The Worldwatch Institute turns its attention to how education systems […]

The tech threat: Moving towards a dystopian future

Technologies that will shape our future are already in play around us, and they will soon wreak […]

The Non-Scientist’s Guide to Reading and Understanding a Scientific Paper

Scientists continue to work on improving their communication skills, but in the meantime how can the public […]

Alan Alda’s Experiment: Helping Scientists Learn To Talk To The Rest Of Us

In a short interview with Lulu Garcia-Navarro on Weekend Edition Sunday, Alan Alda introduces his new book. If […]

The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges | Malcolm Potts

Since 1950, the global population and the global economy together have grown at 3.9 percent per year—doubling […]

The interaction of human population, food production, and biodiversity protection

Though many scenarios for feeding a world of 10 billion people while maintaining biodiversity have been proposed, […]

Scientists, Stop Thinking Explaining Science Will Fix Things

How can scientists effectively communicate science? If the goal is to change opinions, Tim Requarth suggests moving […]

Ideal Algebra, a novel by Michael Charles Tobias

A new novel from Dancing Star Foundation President Michael Charles Tobias: It is the early 21st century, in […]

How Western civilisation could collapse

Some possible precipitating factors are already in place. How the West reacts to them will determine the […]

New EPA documents reveal even deeper proposed cuts to staff and programs

How exactly would the 31% budget cut to the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed by President Trump’s […]