Population and Consumption

The air is full of carbon dioxide and other pollutants;
The ocean is emptying;

We have observed record setting harvests over the last few years, and yet chronic hunger persists and has recently been increasing;

The planet is experiencing the 6th great extinction;

All of these are the result of human activity.

This evidence illustrates that we have not responsibly managed, neither through governance nor technology, our environmental resources. In the absence of finding a sustainable relationship with our ecosystem, we might conclude that we have reached Earth’s carrying capacity.

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