Category Archives: Convergence

Collaborate, Fight, or Move?

The rise of urban independence and the devolution of authority from nation to locales provides a glimpse into a possible future that bridges political divides. Continue reading

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Why India Matters

India is becoming the most consequential country in history (again). Over a million people a month are joining its workforce. Almost as many are moving into its cities. The bulge in educated and motivated people provides a “demographic dividend” with … Continue reading

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The End of Expertise: And Why That Is A Giant Problem for the Anthropocene

The impacts of confirmation bias, identity protecting reasoning, and information access are combining to undermine rationality, expertise, and ultimately threaten democracy. Continue reading

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Population is Not the Problem

The “population bomb” narrative is problematic for sustainable development professionals and advocates. Continue reading

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Earth Day 2013: The 2050 Convergence*

What does Earth Day mean to you? To me Earth Day is about the future, having a future, enjoying the future, creating a future in which we thrive. I want to celebrate Earth Day 2013 by looking into the future.  … Continue reading

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