People and the Planet: eBook from the Royal Society

People and the Planet report was published by the Royal Society in 2012.

Chapters 2 and 3 are required reading.

The report is summarised in the Royal Society’s webpage as follows:

“Rapid and widespread changes in the world’s human population, coupled with unprecedented levels of consumption present profound challenges to human health and wellbeing, and the natural environment. This report gives an overview of how global population and consumption are linked, and the implications for a finite planet.”

 

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Geography Professor at Rhodes University, South Africa

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