The Limits to Growthwas published in 1972. It was seminal as a way of warning about economic growth at the cost of the environment. At the time, the ozone hole was the first serious sign of damage that we, the people, have been afflicting on our home, the planet. The five variables considered were:
- world population
- food production
- resource depletion.
An update was published in 2004.
I was alerted to the high level of climate dangers by Aubrey Meyer who ceaseless promotes Contraction & Convergence: the West has to contract its CO2 emissions so that, together we can converge living on one planet.
The latest scientific and shocking article was published by the Guardian: Too late? Why scientists say we should expect the worst.