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Global Organisations

August 20, 2011

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Official website of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change EarthTrends A comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. The Worldwatch Institute The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization recognized by opinion leaders around the world […]

Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development, TED Global, Oxford 2010

August 20, 2011

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Acknowledging what everyone knows today, that human and industrial growth has strained the Earth’s resources, Johan Rockstrom identifies nine “planetary boundaries” that have been trespassed and says the changes they imply in terms of the behaviour of Earth’s ecosystems are unknown. Yet, we have the science to recognise this and change behaviour.