Posted by: Tony Carson | 19 November, 2009

Our Vulnerable Cities #11 — consuming the planet to death

“One planet living, is living within the productive capacity of Earth. We are already exceeding this by an estimated 30% on a global basis which means we are starting to deplete the natural capital, the fisheries, the forests and the soils that we need to sustain future consumption.”

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From a talk by one of Canada’s most eminent environmental scientists, William E. Rees: The Vulnerability and Resilience of Cities.

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