For anyone interested in geopolitics, the long-range forecasts of military and intelligence agencies are among the best available material -- the building blocks upon which one can construction one's own vision of the world. IMO no private agency does anything comparable in detail and esp. scope to these. Here is the latest: "Joint Operating Environment … Continue reading A look at the future by DoD, a must-read for anyone interested in geopolitics!
In science, as in geopolitics, the action often occurs on the frontiers. 1. "Operating Environment 2008", US Joint Forces Command, 25 November 2008, 56 pages -- "A strategic framework that forecasts possible threats and opportunities that will challenge the future joint force." Note Part II, chapter G "Climate Change and Natural Disasters." 2. "Emulating Mannian CPS", Steve … Continue reading This week’s report on the news in climate science