• GUEST EDITORIAL (September 12, 2012): “The Curse of Creativity.”  Ilan Kelman, CICERO, Norway

Looking Back to Look Ahead : Using new Techniques to Assess Old Hypotheses

Looking Back to Look Ahead : Using new Techniques to Assess Old Hypotheses

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Fragilecologies Archives 29 March 2006 Recently, I picked up an unlikely book (for me) to read entitled Literary Feuds (Arthur, 2002). It contains separate chapters about intellectual or personal feuds between well-known writers. One of…

The Future Has Arrived Earlier Than Predicted… Take Global Warming, For Example

The Future Has Arrived Earlier Than Predicted… Take Global Warming, For Example

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Fragilecologies Archives 13 February 2006 Back in the Dark Age days of climate studies (before the early 1970s), there was considerable concern about the possibility of a global cooling of the atmosphere. The earth was…

If You Don’t Pay, You Don’t Get to Play : The US and the Kyoto Process

If You Don’t Pay, You Don’t Get to Play : The US and the Kyoto Process

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Fragilecologies Archives 21 December 2004 There’s a new club in town: the Kyoto Club. It was formed in mid-December 2004 in Argentina at a conference of governments meeting to discuss ways to reduce greenhouse gas…

The Perfect “Storm Scenario” : The Hurricane Pam Exercise

The Perfect “Storm Scenario” : The Hurricane Pam Exercise

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Fragilecologies Archives 1 February 2006 In July 2004, several government agencies were involved in playing out a hypothetical future focused in Louisiana and a strong Category 3 hurricane named Hurricane Pam. The Federal Emergency Management…

Left Turn, Right Turn, Downturn : Politics in America

Left Turn, Right Turn, Downturn : Politics in America

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Fragilecologies Archives 30 January 2007 What a mess our political system is in! People think that political systems last forever but they don’t. Look at the many civilizations that have developed throughout time and have…