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COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge author.

What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge

As the first week of COP26 drew to a close, and fireworks lit the sky in celebration of Diwali and...

By Rachael Bicknell
Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation author.

Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the oil and gas industry continues to evolve, oil and gas companies will no...

By Karen Brown Willcutts
The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations author.

The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost disputes in litigation involve a procedural phase for the preparation and exchange of expert...

By Lester Levy
Preparing the Next Generation of Professors of Environmental Studies author.

Preparing the Next Generation of Professors of Environmental Studies

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindIn a recent article, Benjamin Cashore and Stephen Bernstein argue that doctoral programs in environmental...

By Larry Susskind
Asking for Help When in Conflict author.

Asking for Help When in Conflict

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleAsking for Help When in Conflict Pooh is a lot smarter than I am....

By Cinnie Noble
Global Pandemics, National Borders, and Political Problem-solving author.

Global Pandemics, National Borders, and Political Problem-solving

Source: Kenneth Cloke, Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy: How to Discuss Race, Abortion, Immigration Gun Control, Climate Change,...

By Kenneth Cloke
Trucking Company Will Pay $22,500 and Make Policy Changes to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit author.

Trucking Company Will Pay $22,500 and Make Policy Changes to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackTransport America was fined $22,500 and they will need to make changes to their policy on...

By Emma Hartman
A Negotiation Emergency? author.

A Negotiation Emergency?

Originally published in the Kluwer Mediation Blog“For nobody would understand, And you kill what you fear, And you fear what...

By John Sturrock
‘Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts’: Book Review author.

‘Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts’: Book Review

Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts is a groundbreaking effort that documents conflicts and strategies for collaboration in today’s U.S. energy...

By Alex Renirie, Todd Jarvis
Bringing Oxytocin into the Room author.

Bringing Oxytocin into the Room

[Excerpted from The Dance of Opposites: Explorations in Mediation, Dialogue, and Conflict Resolution Systems Design, goodmedia 2013.]"We do not see...

By Kenneth Cloke
Mediation in a Changing Climate? – From Consensus to Confrontation? author.

Mediation in a Changing Climate? – From Consensus to Confrontation?

Centre for International Legal Studies From International Mediation Symposium 13 June 2019 Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg Opening Address by John Sturrock...

By John Sturrock
Mother Lode Claim Jump author.

Mother Lode Claim Jump

From Jim Hildreth's BlogMany of us have visited Columbia State Park, or visited the Gold Country and have the historic...

By Jim Hildreth
Why Everyone Should Take Mediation Training author.

Why Everyone Should Take Mediation Training

Originally posted on Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine: http://www.slaw.ca/2018/04/25/why-everyone-should-take-mediation-training/Over the years I have been asked many times, by lawyers, law...

By Kari Boyle
Anticipatory Governance: Do You Know What It Is? author.

Anticipatory Governance: Do You Know What It Is?

Consensus Building Approach by Larry Susskindfinally found the right phrase to describe what city planning is, and what city planners...

By Larry Susskind
Conflict in the 21st century-  a revised look at our biology author.

Conflict in the 21st century- a revised look at our biology

“According to many stress researchers, as well as historians, modern biological formulations of stress can be traced back to a...

By Julie Brams, Michelle Brenner
Children Find Peace in the Forest author.

Children Find Peace in the Forest

Nature Deficit Disorder, a phrase coined by Richard Louv in his book, Last Child in The Woods, is used to...

By Michelle Brenner
Conflicts over groundwater and aquifers profiled in recently-published book: Advances in Groundwater Governance author.

Conflicts over groundwater and aquifers profiled in recently-published book: Advances in Groundwater Governance

Over 99 percent of the global fresh and unfrozen water is stored underground. Groundwater is the world’s most extracted raw...

By Todd Jarvis
Lean into Liminality author.

Lean into Liminality

All over the world and particularly here in Australia, urbanisation is changing our culture. Mass generational amnesia, Florence Williams[1] tells...

By Michelle Brenner
Lessons from the Iroquois author.

Lessons from the Iroquois

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Planners are No Long Generalists with a Specialty author.

Planners are No Long Generalists with a Specialty

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindThere’s recent discussion in urban planning journals about the way professional city planners should be...

By Larry Susskind
Mediator Ethics:  The Quest for Justice LEP Litigants and Bilingual Mediation author.

Mediator Ethics: The Quest for Justice LEP Litigants and Bilingual Mediation

The Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee of The Florida Supreme Court [MEAC] Opinions 2011-017 and 2014-004 mandate an unqualified ethical standard...

By Patrick Mastronardo
The Mann Gulch Fire author.

The Mann Gulch Fire

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
The Kindness of Strangers—Wildfires, Empathy, and Conflict author.

The Kindness of Strangers—Wildfires, Empathy, and Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalKindness and empathy can defuse conflict at work, or disagreements even in the midst of...

By Lorraine Segal
A Grand Theory of Personality and Environment author.

A Grand Theory of Personality and Environment

Originally printed here in Psychology Today.Morton Deutsch, eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of...

By Peter T. Coleman
Spirit of Dialogue – Book Review author.

Spirit of Dialogue – Book Review

In the “spirit of full disclosure”, I have known Aaron Wolf, the author of The Spirit of Dialogue, since 2002....

By Aaron Wolf, Todd Jarvis
Big Data, Urban Science and the Search for New Ways of Improving Life in the City author.

Big Data, Urban Science and the Search for New Ways of Improving Life in the City

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindImagine you had all the data you could possibly want about a city. I’m talking...

By Larry Susskind
Serious Gaming in Water author.

Serious Gaming in Water

"Where has the fun around water gone? What happened to the joy that brought us into the sector in the...

By Fatima Taha, Shelby Hockaday, Todd Jarvis
CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes author.

CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes

Joint fact-finding (JFF) rests on devising a deliberative process to investigate critical technical issues in a format that is jointly...

By Scott McCreary
Creating Stable Agreements in Marine Policy author.

Creating Stable Agreements in Marine Policy

The entirety of this article was originally published in the Negotiation Journal.Marine Protected Areas are frequently developed in consultation with...

By Meredith Cowart, Scott McCreary

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