How functional stupidity promotes current crises

The biosphere and human society is experiencing a socio-economic [1] and socio-ecologic  [1, 2] crisis with potentially catastrophic consequences for humankind and the biosphere in total at a scale which requires urgent (in terms of years), massive (in terms of a reduction of consumption of a factor of 4 in highly-industrialized countries like Sweden [4])…

Sow a thought, reap an action!

“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.” ― Stephen Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People I created this website to support efforts to protect the biosphere and face the socio-economic and socio-ecologic crises of our times:…

Boundaries of the systems of our planet

To understand the status of our biosphere, Rockström et al. (2009, Nature) [1] developed the concept of planetary boundaries regarding 9 planetary systems and provided an assessment on whether these systems have already exceeded these limits. Their assessments were updated in a publication by Steffen et al. (2015, Science) [2] (see also [3] for an…

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