Response to Comment on “Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet”

@article{Gerten2015ResponseTC,
  title={Response to Comment on “Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet”},
  author={D. Gerten and Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and Jens Heinke and Will Steffen and Katherine Richardson and Sarah Cornell},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={348},
  pages={1217-1217}
}
Jaramillo and Destouni claim that freshwater consumption is beyond the planetary boundary, based on high estimates of water cycle components, different definitions of water consumption, and extrapolation from a single case study. The difference from our analysis, based on mainstream assessments of global water consumption, highlights the need for clearer definitions of water cycle components and improved models and databases. 

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