“In the year that world leaders will meet three times to set goals for sustainable development, planetary boundaries can frame our choices.
“We live in an era of great contrasts. Never before have we faced catastrophic environmental risks on a planetary level, and seldom has there been such potential for innovation to allow us to avert serious risks and transform the world. Decisions made now will have profound impacts on the Earth for centuries to come. This calls for a new logic; abundance within planetary boundaries.”
Read the full story by Johan Rockström, executive director of Stockholm Resilience Centre….
Photograph: Forests, grasslands, wetlands and other vegetation types converted to agricultural land can have consequences for the climate and other Earth system processes on a global scale.
Photographer: Mattias Klum