Global Instability articles on Wikipedia
Firehose instability
This article is about the bending instability in galaxies. For the firehose instability in magnetized plasmas, see Plasma stability. The firehose
Apr 14th 2016

Papaloizou–Pringle instability
The Papaloizou-Pringle-InstabilityPringle Instability (PPI) is a scientific discovery made in 1984 by theoretical physicist John Papaloizou and James E. Pringle which proposes
Jan 14th 2017

Electrothermal instability
The electrothermal instability (also known as the ionization instability or Velikhov instability in the literature) is a magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) instability
Jun 15th 2016

Arc of Instability
The-ArcThe Arc of Instability is a proposed, interconnected chain of politically unstable nation states in the Asia-Pacific region. The term came into vogue in
Sep 26th 2016

Plasma stability
An important field of plasma physics is the stability of the plasma. It usually only makes sense to analyze the stability of a plasma once it has been
Apr 9th 2017

Rossby wave instability in astrophysical discs
Rossby Wave Instability (RWI) is a concept related to astrophysical discs. In non-self-gravitating discs, for example around newly forming stars, the instability
Sep 14th 2016

World on Fire (book)
Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability is a 2002 book by Yale Law School professor Amy Chua. It is an academic
Mar 31st 2017

Global warming
This page is about the current warming of the Earth's climate system. "Climate change" can also refer to climate trends at any point in Earth's history
Apr 23rd 2017

Political Instability Task Force
The Political Instability Task Force (PITF), formerly known as State-Failure-Task-ForceState Failure Task Force, is a U.S. government-sponsored research project to build a database
Jan 21st 2017

Tropical instability waves
Tropical instability waves, often abbreviated TIW, are a phenomenon in which the interface between areas of warm and cold sea surface temperatures near
Jun 6th 2016

Global mode
Mechanics Appl MathHuerre, Patrick; Monkewitz, Peter (1990). "Local and global instabilities in spatially developing flows.". Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech
Feb 19th 2016

United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies
Apr 25th 2017

Effects of global warming
This article is primarily about effects during the 21st century. For longer-term effects, see Long-term effects of global warming. See also Effects of
Apr 28th 2017

Transient global amnesia
Transient global amnesia (TGA) is a neurological disorder whose key defining characteristic is a temporary but almost total disruption of short-term memory
Jan 28th 2017

History of globalization
The historical origins of globalization are the subject of ongoing debate. Though several scholars situate the origins of globalization in the modern era
Apr 3rd 2017

Global Security Contingency Fund
The Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF) is a fund that was established under the United States National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2012
Dec 3rd 2015

Global financial system
The global financial system is the worldwide framework of legal agreements, institutions, and both formal and informal economic actors that together facilitate
Mar 15th 2017

Self-esteem instability
Self-esteem stability refers to immediate feelings of self-esteem which, generally, will not be influenced by everyday positive or negative experiences
Sep 19th 2016

The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse
The Only Game in Town: Central Banks, Instability, and Avoiding the Next Collapse is a 2016 economics book authored by Mohamed A. El-Erian. El-Erian argues
Apr 5th 2017

Regional effects of global warming
Regional effects of global warming are long-term significant changes in the expected patterns of average weather of a specific region due to global warming
Apr 18th 2017

Globalization in China
Globalization in China discusses the history of globalization in China; including the economic, social, cultural influences that have been integrated into
Mar 27th 2017

False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism
Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability Unequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance and the Theft
Dec 16th 2016

Global Peace Index
The Global Peace Index (GPI) is an attempt to measure the relative position of nations' and regions' peacefulness. GPI is the product of the Institute
Apr 26th 2017

Streaming instability
In planetary science a streaming instability is a hypothetical mechanism for the formation of planetesimals in which the drag felt by solid particles orbiting
Apr 29th 2017

Global Hunger Index
The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a multidimensional statistical tool used to describe the state of countries’ hunger situation. The GHI measures progress
Jan 24th 2017

Outline of globalization
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the broad, interdisciplinary subject of globalization: Globalization (or globalisation)
Feb 6th 2017

Economic globalization
Economic globalization is one of the three main dimensions of globalization commonly found in academic literature, with the two other being political globalization
Apr 25th 2017

Jay Ulfelder
Jay Ulfelder is a political scientist in the United States who works in the realm of political forecasting, specifically forecasting about political development
Mar 7th 2017

Global Strategic Trends Programme
The Global Strategic Trends Programme was established in 2001 to research and understand potential trends that shape and inform the future strategic context
Jun 28th 2016

Runaway climate change
Runaway climate change or runaway global warming is hypothesized to follow a tipping point in the climate system, after accumulated climate change initiates
Apr 20th 2017

Convective available potential energy
In meteorology, convective available potential energy (APE CAPE), sometimes, simply, available potential energy (APE), is the amount of energy a parcel of
Feb 8th 2017

General circulation model
"AGCMAGCM" redirects here. For the Italian competition regulator, see Autorita-GaranteAutorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato. Play media A general circulation
Mar 26th 2017

Effects of global warming on human health
The effects of global warming include effects on human health. The observed and projected increased frequency and severity of climate related impacts will
Mar 19th 2017

Long-term effects of global warming
See also Effects of global warming. The focus of this article is on the effects beyond 2100. There are expected to be various long-term effects of global
Mar 31st 2017

Open Source Ecology
Play media Open Source Ecology (OSE) is a network of farmers, engineers, architects and supporters, whose main goal is the eventual manufacturing
Mar 10th 2017

Myanmar by-elections, 2017
The-2017The 2017 Myanmar by-elections were held on 1 April 2017. The elections were held to fill 19 vacant parliamentary seats: nine in the Pyithu Hluttaw, three
Apr 15th 2017

Center for Advanced Defense Studies
The Center for Advanced Defense Studies is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organization that employs academics, national security operators, and local experts
May 31st 2015

Pekka Janhunen
Pekka Janhunen, Ph.D., is a researcher in Finnish Meteorological Institute. He is best known for his Electric Solar Wind Sail invention. Main article:
Jun 22nd 2016

Storm World
In his book Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle over Global Warming, Chris Mooney discusses tensions between two different approaches to
Feb 23rd 2017

Fargo-class cruiser
The Fargo-class cruisers were a modified version of the previous Cleveland-class cruiser design; the main difference was a more compact pyramidal superstructure
Apr 17th 2017

Ruth Gregory
Ruth Ann Watson Gregory is a British mathematician and physicist, currently Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Durham. Her fields
Apr 13th 2017

Tiw may refer to: Tiw (god), an Incan god Tyr, a Norse god. (Tiw is the Old English spelling.) Telesystems International Wireless, a Canadian global mobile
Mar 10th 2017

Climate security
Climate security describes serious threats to the security and prosperity of countries, due to climate warming, and climate actions to adapt and mitigate
Mar 5th 2017

Effects of global warming on humans
See also: Global warming and Effects of global warming Climate change has brought about possibly permanent alterations to Earth's geological, biological
Apr 22nd 2017

Default-free zone
In the context of Internet routing, the default-free zone (DFZ) refers to the collection of all Internet autonomous systems (AS) that do not require a
Jan 6th 2016

Future Character of Conflict
The Future Character of Conflict was a study produced by the UK Ministry of Defence's Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC). It was undertaken
Aug 24th 2016

Renewable fuels
Renewable fuels are fuels produced from renewable resources. Examples include: biofuels (e.g. Vegetable oil used as fuel, ethanol, methanol from clean
Mar 10th 2017

Tony Koltz
Kakutani, Michiko (April 18, 2006). "A General Reports on the Dangers of Global Instability". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2010.  Caputo, Philip (July
Feb 20th 2017

Liberian constitutional referendum, 1935
A constitutional referendum was held in Liberia on 7 May 1935, alongside general elections. The changes to the constitution ensured that President Edwin
Jan 11th 2017

Zonal flow (plasma)
In toroidally confined fusion plasma experiments the term zonal flow means a plasma flow within a magnetic surface primarily in the poloidal direction
Dec 5th 2016

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