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Planetary Boundaries as Political Power Grab

April 7, 2013 by Roger Pielke, Jr.

For the proponents of planetary boundaries as political authority, issues of legitimacy and accountability are easily dealt with through the incontestable authority of science.[read more]

Simplifying the Planetary Boundaries

November 2, 2012 by David Hone

The nine planetary boundaries developed by the Stockholm Resilience Centre have become a useful metric, but the complexity of the subject has been a challenge. A further challenge to simplify the structure has been posed back to The Centre. They have taken up this challenge and revisited the approach, reducing it to three critical metrics.[read more]