While America sleeps
December 06, 2018 by Denis Pombriant
Part 1 of 2 Civilization faces four major existential threats in this century. They have overlapping and sometimes contrary requirements. They need to be tackled together for they will not resolve separately. Population overshoot or too many people sharing the planet and its dwindling resources. Energy and infrastructure including dwindling...
Day Zero, You don’t really want to know this
February 01, 2018 by Denis Pombriant
Simply put, Day Zero is the day when the water runs out, the taps are dry, and city officials have to recon with how much violence zero water will inspire. Day Zero has already happened in places like Syria and Iran but at a city level, not for a whole...
January 30, 2018 by Denis Pombriant
[caption id="attachment_790" align="alignright" width="581"] Sun setting on Davos[/caption] The just concluded World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, was a time for world political and business leaders to come together to think bigly. But it would be a mistake to think that a confab of leaders would produce the last...