Author Archives: Tim Waring

About Tim Waring

I study the role of cooperation and culture in environmental sustainability, at the University of Maine.

Sustainability Interview in Nav Bharat Times

I has the pleasure of being interviewed by Shatakshi Asthana of the Nav Bharat Times about culture, sustainability and climate change. It was a pleasure because she was an informed and curious interviewer. We spoke about the primacy of group-level … Continue reading

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PhD Position on Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change

PhD Position on Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change. Application details attached. Continue reading

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Studying Cultural Adaptation to Climate Change

A team at UMaine and the University of Vermont has just been awarded a $4 million dollar grant to study climate adaptation in using data science tools. As part of the project, Dr. Waring will lead development of cultural evolution … Continue reading

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Food club simulation fits purchasing data with accuracy

Model simulating the club membership as a result of success in cooperative behavior between members. Fitting the model to club membership data over time reveals high accuracy. Continue reading

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Proseminar on Evolution of Sustainability, University of Bern, Switzerland [video]

Video of Dr. Waring’s webinar for the University of Bern proseminar on the use of evolutionary social science for solving environmental dilemmas and evolving sustainable social-ecological systems. The Zoom recording is not of the highest quality, and it starts a little late. Continue reading

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