A transition to sustainability is vital and profoundly challenging. Change is needed in almost every aspect of the economy, in many aspects of human culture and society, and in the terms of engagement between humanity and the rest of the biosphere. Three dimensions of change stand out: first, the challenge of decarbonizing the world economy (Chapter 6); second, the challenge of committing to justice and equity (Chapter 7); third, the challenge of conservation, of standing up for life and the biosphere (Chapter 8).
“We are not told that the consumer way of life will have to be rethought and redesigned to exist within the limits of natural systems and better fitted to our human limitations”
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