The Next Black Swan: Rapid Changes in Context

The Center for Climate & Security

800px-PDO_Pattern This is a cross-post by Mehmet Burk – Relief Analysis Wire

A new “Black Swan” may be emerging for the international humanitarian community. Often defined as a high impact, low probability wildcard–this new threat could be game changer for almost anyone involved in international security, disaster recovery, or relief work. The threat lurks just a few hundred feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, and if researcher Matthew England is correct, in a few years time we all may have something extraordinary to contend with.

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