Zack Walsh

Zack Walsh, Ph.D. is an independent researcher and founder of Polycrisis Transition Consultancy— a research agency that focuses on equitable, regenerative, and systemic responses to the global polycrisis. His trans-disciplinary work combines insights on inter-systemic risk, societal dynamics, and the environment with robust evidence-based assessments of systems change and economic transitions. He has most recently worked with Post Carbon Institute, UNDP, Omega, One Project, the Research Institute for Sustainability in Potsdam, and the Institute for Ecological Civilization.

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The global polycrisis reflects a civilizational crisis that calls for systemic alternatives

Exploring pathways for systems transformation amidst the global polycrisis is therefore essential for our shared future.

June 1, 2023


Global Polycrisis as a Pathway for Economic Transition

As the global polycrisis worsens, transformational change will be significantly encumbered by crises, breakdown, and collapse scenarios.

April 24, 2023


Responding with Love to a Civilization in Crisis

What we face is a turning point between two futures: The Great Transition and the Great Unraveling. The Great Transition describes a future in which society is comprehensively reorganized to sustain itself in dynamic equilibrium with the Earth’s systems.

August 14, 2019