Browsing All posts tagged under »Planetary Boundaries«

Let the environment guide our development

November 19, 2011

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Johan Rockstrom is a leader of a new approach to sustainability: planetary boundaries. Working with a team of 29 leading scientists across disciplines, Rockstrom and the Stockholm Resilience Centre identified nine key Earth processes or systems — and marked the upper limit beyond which each system could touch off a major system crash. Climate change is […]

The Anthropocene

November 12, 2011

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We encourage you to view and share this TEDtalk on the Anthropocene! Will Steffen, Executive Director of the Australian National University’s Climate Change Institute, presents a scientific journey measuring humanity’s effect on the planet.  This talk presents scientific and geological information in such a way  that could even shift the perceptions of climate change skeptics.  Steffan […]