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El buen antropoceno

Este vídeo es la séptima lección del curso Nuestro Futuro, creado por el Centro de Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible y la Universidad de los Andes. Aprende más…

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Environmental Threats

This lecture introduces the idea of the Anthropocene, the age of human interaction with the climate, in the context of the SDGs. It examines climate change as a result of human economic development…

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Development of the Sustainable Development Goals

How can the world of policy and science respond to the latest advancements in science? In the Anthropocene, we can no longer avoid catastrophic tipping points; we need a transition to a world within…

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Reflection on Taking Action in the Anthropocene

This video is a collection of perspectives regarding tipping points and planetary boundaries. This course on planetary boundaries and human opportunities is the first time we summarize the latest…

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The Role and Risks of Technology in the Anthropocene

This chapter is about technology in the Anthropocene. Professor Galaz begins with an example of the Titi money from the Amazon, which is used to promote conservation effort. This introduces three…

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Issues of Access & Distribution- Peak Everything

With rising exponential pressures in the Anthropocene, there is a question of whether or not we are running into resource constraints or passing the peak of resource availability for humanity. The…

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Synthesis and Progress on Planetary Boundaries

The planetary boundaries framework is built on our understanding of the pressures of the Earth system, along with the recognition that if we push them too far, we risk crossing tipping points. Using…

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Introducing the Planetary Boundaries Framework

This chapter explores the origins of the planetary boundaries, which comes from the recognition that we’ve entered the Anthropocene and that the exponential pressures on the Earth system are…

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Justification for Planetary Boundary Selection

A planetary boundary process is an environmental process that is part of the Earth's regulatory system, helping it to remain in our current desired state of the Holocene. There are nine…

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Teleconnections and Inconvenient Feedbacks

In the Anthropocene, we are entering a realm where interconnectedness translates into teleconnections, in which changes in one part of the world impact other parts of the world and can trigger…

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Tipping Points

Nature doesn’t respond in incremental and linear ways, but has several distinctly different states that are separated by thresholds, or tipping points. Feedback mechanisms keep the system…

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Imagining the Anthropocene

Professor Garry Peterson provides a theoretical thinking approach to living in the Anthropocene. He encourages us to look at the depiction of sustainability provided through the world of fiction. We…

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Making the Case for the Anthropocene

It is important to recognize that we are in the Anthropocene. If we recognize that we are in the driving seat of changing the conditions for world development, it profoundly shapes our attention in…

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Entering the Anthropocene

Science indicates that although the Holocene is our desired state, we have moved into the Anthropocene. Human influence has constituted a force of change that is, in pace and magnitude, larger than…

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The Great Acceleration

We are now a big world on a small planet. The Great Acceleration starts with the expansion of human exploitation of the world, seen in urbanization, land-use transformation for agriculture, and…

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Welcome to the Anthropocene

There is rising scientific evidence that humanity has now entered a new era that is defined as the Anthropocene, in which humanity is shaping the entire biosphere in a globalized phase of…

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