(B)REACHING LIMITS TO GROWTH
Increasing demand for resources is burdening the Earth’s carrying capacity, affecting availability of food, water, energy and raw materials.
Changes in the size, distribution and make-up of human populations. Shifts in social and cultural markers such as age, gender, health and wellbeing, income, ethnicity and education.
CHANGING NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS
From biodiversity loss, sea-level change, desertification, acidification of the oceans and effects of pollution, planetary processes are affected by human activities that are reshaping our world.
INTERCONNECTING OUR WORLD
The world is increasingly interwoven. Relationships between individuals, states, organizations, machines and economies are changing at multiple scales and across economic and social interactions.