By Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science, University College London (UCL), and Simon Lewis, Professor of Global Change Science at University of Leeds and UCL
Governments around the world are declaring “ climate and environmental emergencies ” to highlight the unsustainable ways in which humans, over a few generations, have transformed the planet.
We’ve made enough concrete to cover the entire surface of the Earth in a layer 2 millimetres thick . Enough plastic has been manufactured to Clingfilm it as well . We annually produce 4.8 billion tonnes of our top five crops and 4.8 billion head of […]