Just one more door to apocalypse

Nagendra, Harini (2011) Just one more door to apocalypse. Deccan Herald.

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Due to human impacts on the planet, we have already transgressed seven of eight critical earth system boundaries that are essential to maintain a resilient, safe and just living environment for people. This alarm bell was sounded by the Earth Commission, a team of expert scientists from different parts of the world who have worked for many decades on global environmental change. In a new report in the journal Nature, titled ‘Safe and Just Earth System Boundaries’, they say that global warming above 1.5C (a threshold which we are likely to cross for the first time this year) will harm more than 200 million people, most of whom are already poor, vulnerable and marginalised.

Item Type: Newspaper Article
Authors: Nagendra, Harini
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Subjects: Natural Sciences > Life sciences; biology > Ecology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/4845
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