Thursday, April 26, 2012

Royal report

The Royal Society, Britain's oldest science institution, has released a new report on human ecological problems and prospects.

Just in time for students in the Core 3 class, Environmental Sustainability, to begin to outline their final essay, which is a response to the question "Can human civilization become ecologically sustainable?"

I've just had chance to flick through the report summary and a few pages, but it seems excellent and filled with key, recently updated data.

The report particularly takes on a key problem that hardly anyone has been willing to address in recent years, the difficulty with resource consumption. We were just talking about that yesterday in class.

I expect this to be a very influential publication.

Here's the landing page:

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