People and the Planet

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This report is offered, not as a definitive statement on these complex topics, but as an overview of the impacts of human population and consumption on the planet. It raises questions about how best to seize the opportunities that changes in population could bring – and how to avoid the most harmful impacts. The following areas are covered:

  • introduction
  • a diverse world
  • consumption
  • a finite planet
  • wellbeing of people and the planet
  • conclusions and recommendations
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