Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future

@inproceedings{Bradshaw2020UnderestimatingTC,
  title={Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future},
  author={C. Bradshaw and P. Ehrlich and A. Beattie and G. Ceballos and Eileen Crist and Joan M. Diamond and R. Dirzo and A. Ehrlich and J. Harte and M. Harte and G. Pyke and P. Raven and W. Ripple and F. Saltr{\'e} and C. Turnbull and M. Wackernagel and D. Blumstein},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Conservation Science},
  year={2020}
}
We report three major and confronting environmental issues that have received little attention and require urgent action. First, we review the evidence that future environmental conditions will be far more dangerous than currently believed. The scale of the threats to the biosphere and all its lifeforms—including humanity—is in fact so great that it is difficult to grasp for even well-informed experts. Second, we ask what political or economic system, or leadership, is prepared to handle the… Expand
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