Author Archives: Tim Waring

About Tim Waring

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

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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Are COVID-19 environmental improvements permanent?

During the pandemic societies are re-thinking how they do things. Some of the changes also have environmental benefits. But will those benefits last? Continue reading

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