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Humanity exceeding resource limits of what earth can provide sustainably

June 6th, 2011 by United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme report “Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth” describes three scenarios whereby developed and developing countries consume resources equitably: ‘convergence by 2050’ Scenario 1: Business as usual in developed countries, convergence by others Per capita resource consumption in the industrialized countries remains stable, as it has for […]