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A holistic approach for the US behavioral health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 creates additional challenges for healthcare leaders seeking to improve behavioral health while offering an opportunity for […]

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Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future

We report three major and confronting environmental issues that have received little attention and require urgent action. […]

Fundamental questions

Fundamental Questions: Are We at a Green Energy Turning Point?

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Experts explain how your brain tricks you into taking risks during the pandemic

It was mid-February and Maria Konnikova — a psychologist, writer and champion poker player — was on […]

I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.

Living in Sri Lanka during the end of the civil war, I saw how life goes on, […]

The Five Real Conspiracies You Need to Know About

While millions of people are spellbound by false conspiracy theories, the real conspiracies that are wrecking our […]

How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover

The US president’s actions have exacerbated the pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 people in the […]

Social Norms for Sustainable Development

Empower us, invest in a sustainable future. Inspiring stories can be powerful, versatile gifts. They might give […]

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Who Can Win America’s Politics of Humiliation?

Trump or Biden? About four years ago, without asking anybody, I changed my job description. It used […]

Our power comes from acting without escape from our pain

As global heating speeds up, humanity can no longer assume to control our destiny. We can let […]

Debating the Pros and Cons of Deep Adaptation? Start Here with a New Edition of Original Paper

Two years after the original 2018 Deep Adaptation paper was released, an updated version is now available. […]

210th Podcast: Stanford’s Paul Ehrlich Discusses the On-Going (and Accelerating) Sixth Mass Extinction

Our planet is currently experiencing its sixth mass extinction.  Over the past 450 million years the planet […]

Decolonizing the Mind with Sherri Mitchell

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

Decolonization: Digging deeper to get at the roots of systemic injustice and unsustainability

PCI Executive Director Asher Miller speaks with Sherri Mitchell (Weh’na Ha’mu Kwasset) on the long history of […]

Scientists’ warning on affluence

Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 3107 (2020) Cite this article  Abstract For over half a century, worldwide growth in affluence has continuously […]

The loss of nature and rise of pandemics

At the time of writing, the world is in the grips of a global pandemic the like […]

Fundamental Questions: Is the battle for sustainability already lost?

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Patterns and Populations

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The Coronavirus Is Rewriting Our Imaginations

What felt impossible has become thinkable. The spring of 2020 is suggestive of how much, and how […]

You don’t need a scientist to know what’s causing the sixth mass extinction

It’s simple. It’s us. The more people there are, the more habitats we destroy. Human civilisation can […]