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The Limits of the Planet: A Debate

March 21, 2013 8:00 pm
  • Where: The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor, New York, NY 10007-2157
  • Hosted by: Hot Topics in Green Science and Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy
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Have human activities pushed Earth’s resources and ecosystems close to the breaking point? Is massive environmental and social disruption just on the horizon? Can science provide us innovations that will allow the planet to overcome many biophysical constraints and keep growing? Leading scientific figures debate whether the best path to sustainability is by stressing limits or innovation.   *Reception to follow.

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