The Limits of the Planet: A Debate

Date: March 21, 2013

Time: 8:00 pm

Host: Hot Topics in Green Science and Sustainability and The Nature Conservancy

Type: Lecture/Presentation

Link: http://www.nyas.org/Events/Detail.aspx?cid=3f190fba-7a25-4182-bc64-4c6a1f48c2ed

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.