Planetary Boundaries: Limits to Growth

Earth’s processes are limited. They have boundaries, which, when respected, ensure a safe zone where humanity can operate. But human activity has led us to cross some of these boundaries — and we are in imminent danger of crossing others. Crossing planetary boundaries leads to irreversible and abrupt environmental change and may threaten human survival. Professor Kevin Noone, research scientist in atmospheric chemistry and physics at the Stockholm Resilience Center, explains why we should take notice.

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