• What if the Earth has enough resources for us all after all?

    25 days ago - By Fast Company

    Is the Earth's carrying capacity for human life actually fixed?
    In a recent N ature Sustainability paper , a team of scientists concluded that the Earth can sustain, at most, only 7 billion people at subsistence levels of consumption. Achieving “high life satisfaction” for everyone, however, would transgress the Earth's biophysical boundaries, leading to ecological collapse.
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