6847 Planetary Boundaries: A New Approach to Sustainability

Saturday, February 18, 2012: 8:30 AM
Room 220 (VCC West Building)
Johan Rockstrom , Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
It is now clear that human activity is capable of fundamentally altering earth systems. This talk will focus on planetary boundaries in nine key dimensions including climate, nutrient cycles and biodiversity that humanity should avoid crossing in order to maintain a habitable planet.
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